Adam Levine has addressed allegations that he cheated on his spouse Behati Prinsloo, with the Maroon 5 frontman claiming that he “did not have an affair” however did “cross the line”.
The singer, 43, who’s presently anticipating his third baby along with his spouse of eight years, responded to the allegations, which have been shared on TikTookay by a lady claiming to have had a relationship with Levine, with an Instagram put up on Tuesday.
“A lot is being said about me right now and I want to clear the air. I used poor judgement in speaking with anyone other than my wife in ANY kind of flirtatious manner,” Levine wrote in a put up shared to his Stories. “I did not have an affair, nevertheless, I crossed the line during a regrettable period in my life.”
In the put up, the singer then stated that, “in certain instances, it became inappropriate” and that he has “addressed that” and “taken proactive steps to remedy this with [his] family”.
“My wife and my family is all I care about in this world,” he continued. “To be this naive and stupid enough to risk the only thing that truly matters to me was the greatest mistake I could ever make. I will never make it again.
“I take full responsibility.”
Levine concluded his put up assuring his followers and followers that he and his household would get by means of the rumours “together”.
“We will get through it. And we will get through it together,” he wrote.
Levine’s assertion comes after Sumner Stroh, a 23-year-old mannequin, made the allegations in a TikTookay video on Monday 19 September.
Adam Levine breaks his silence on dishonest rumours
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In her video, Stroh stated: “I was having an affair with a man who’s married to a Victoria’s Secret model,” earlier than claiming: “At the time, I was young, I was naive, and, I mean, quite frankly, I feel exploited.”
Stroh, who stated the connection lasted a couple of yr, additionally shared screenshots of Instagram messages she claimed have been despatched by the Maroon 5 singer from his verified Instagram account, during which he instructed her: “It’s truly unreal how f***ing hot you are. Like it blows my mind.”
In the video, Stroh additionally included a screenshot of a message she allegedly obtained from the singer after the pair had ended their relationship, during which he appeared to ask whether or not he may title his unborn baby after her.
“OK serious question. I’m having another baby and if it’s a boy I really wanna name it Sumner. You okay with that? DEAD serious,” Levine reportedly wrote, together with a single shrugging emoji.
According to the mannequin, she determined to talk out concerning the expertise after the alleged affair was reportedly leaked to tabloids by “friends I thought I trusted”.
In a follow-up video shared later the identical day, Stroh stated she had initially wished to talk about the connection whereas sharing how “disgusted, embarrased and remorseful” she felt, however didn’t need folks to suppose that she was “playing the victim”.
Stroh additionally reiterated her declare a couple of good friend making an attempt to “sell” the story to a tabloid, an try that the Instagram mannequin stated she realized about on Sunday when the outlet reached out to her for remark.
“So I was completely frantic,” she stated.
In the video, Stroh additionally stated that she was “under the impression” that Levine and Prinsloo’s marriage “was over”. “I believed that they were keeping it quiet to avoid the negative press, because, as I said, I was new to LA. So I just assumed with celebrities of that caliber that that’s just how it was,” she continued. “And that’s why I feel exploited, because he knew that I believed everything that he said, because of my vulnerable position of being new to LA.”