Adam Levine has been on the middle of a dishonest scandal after an Instagram mannequin named Sumner Stroh claimed she had an affair with the Maroon 5 frontman.
From apologies, to Instagram DM leaks, to 2 extra ladies posting screenshots of their alleged messages with the singer, it’s troublesome to maintain monitor of all the continuing Adam Levine drama – particularly when it’s been happening on the deep web abyss that’s TikTookay.
Here’s a breakdown of all of the Adam Levine dishonest allegations.
It all started on Monday 19 September, when 23-year-old mannequin Sumner Stroh claimed she had an affair with Levine in a video posted to TikTookay.
“I was having an affair with a man who’s married to a Victoria’s Secret model,” she started within the clip. “At the time, I was young, I was naive, and, I mean, quite frankly, I feel exploited.”
She revealed the person to be 43-year-old Adam Levine, and shared screenshots of her Instagram messages with the singer, a few of which learn: “It’s truly unreal how f***ing hot you are. Like it blows my mind.”
Although Stroh admitted that she was seeing the previousThe Voice decide for a couple of 12 months, many commenters claimed that she was 20 years outdated on the time of the alleged affair. However, Stroh advised Page Six that the alleged affair passed off “last year” when she “graduated college in 2021.”
The mannequin additionally claimed she and Levine had a “physical” relationship, however she hasn’t “spoken to him in months”.
When she lastly stopped responding to his messages, Levine DMed her once more this previous June – months earlier than he and his spouse Behati Prinsloo introduced they had been anticipating their third baby collectively.
“OK serious question,” his alleged DM to Stroh started. “I’m having another baby and if it’s w [sic] boy I really wanna name it Sumner. You ok with that? DEAD serious.”
Stroh defined that she was pressured to admit her alleged affair with Levine after just a few of her associates had tried to promote the story to a tabloid. “I only came forward because I wanted to kill any story the tabloid had,” she mentioned in a follow-up video posted to TikTookay.
The mannequin clarified within the second TikTookay that she was underneath the impression Levine’s marriage to Prinsloo was over: “I believed that they were keeping it quiet to avoid the negative press because I was new to LA, so I just assumed with celebrities of that caliber that that’s just how it was.”
“As soon as I realised that was not the case, I cut things off with him,” she defined. “In retrospect, I wish I would’ve questioned things more. I wish I wasn’t so naive but, you know, being naive is not an excuse for what I did and the role I played in this. I’m not the one who’s really getting hurt here. It’s Behati and her children and for that I’m so, so sorry.”
Adam Levine responds to the allegations
Following Stroh’s video, social media immediately turned a firestorm of tweets and posts about Levine’s alleged affair. After trending on Twitter for a complete day, Levine lastly addressed the dishonest allegations on Tuesday in a press release posted to his Instagram story.
“A lot is being said about me right now and I want to clear the air,” Levine’s submit started. “I used poor judgement in speaking with anyone other than my wife in ANY kind of flirtatious manner. I did not have an affair, nevertheless, I crossed the line during a regrettable period in my life.”
Adam Levine breaks his silence on dishonest rumours
(Instagram / Adam Levine)
He continued: “In certain instances it became inappropriate; I have addressed that and taken proactive steps to remedy this with my family.”
“My wife and my family is all I care about in this world,” Levine mentioned. “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. We will get through it. And we will get through it together.”
On Tuesday, Sumner Stroh shared a cryptic submit to her Instagram story seemingly in response to Levine’s assertion. “Someone get this man a dictionary,” she wrote in white textual content over a black background.
Sumner Stroh seemingly responds to Adam Levine’s assertion
(Instagram / Sumner Stroh)
Who is Adam Levine’s spouse, Behati Prinsloo?
The 34-year-old Victoria’s Secret mannequin is at the moment anticipating her third baby with Adam Levine. The two are already mother and father to daughters Dusty Rose, 5, and Gio Grace, 4.
Levine and Prinsloo tied the knot in 2014 throughout a marriage ceremony in Mexico. Their 20-minute ceremony was officiated by Jonah Hill, and the 275 company included Prinsloo’s fellow Victoria’s Secret fashions, Erin Heatherton, Candice Swanepoel, and Coco Rocha, together with actors Jason Segel and Robert Downey Jr.
Behati Prinsloo has but to publicly tackle the dishonest allegations.
Chrishell Stause, Emily Ratajkowski, and extra celebrities pontificate
Following Adam Levine’s Instagram assertion, many celebrities weighed within the on the dishonest allegations. Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause took to Twitter on Tuesday to share her ideas on Levine’s apology. “When apologising for cheating publicly I hate the we will get through it together part from a man,” she wrote. “Don’t speak for her. You’ve done enough”.
Then, actress Sara Foster slammed each Levine and Stroh for his or her half within the alleged dishonest. “Cheating is so gross,” she mentioned in a TikTookay video posted to her private web page.
“He’s obviously, like, a total pig and gross, but this woman who chose to make a viral TikTok video claiming — by the way, not even apologising but putting it out there for the world to see, for a pregnant woman to see, when she could’ve just messaged her privately — claiming it’s not her fault.”
“It’s like, we don’t feel sorry for you. You knew this man was married, OK? And you participated. You could’ve easily ignored the messages. You knew he was married. We do not feel sorry for you.”
Meanwhile, mannequin Emily Ratajkowski — who lately filed for divorce from her husband Sebastian Bear-McClard following dishonest claims — posted a response to Foster’s video, saying that believed Stroh was a sufferer.
“I don’t understand why we continue to blame women for men’s mistakes, especially when you’re talking about 20-something-year-old women dealing with men in positions of power who are twice their age,” Ratajkowski mentioned in a TikTookay video.
She continued: “The power dynamic is so skewed, it’s ridiculous. It’s predatory. It’s manipulative.”
“If you’re the one in a relationship, you are the one who’s obligated to be loyal.”
In a second video, Ratajkowski added: “I think a huge problem in our culture right now is that we just say, ‘Oh, men are monsters, they’re terrible, they’re horrible.’ We don’t hold them accountable and then we blame other women.”
“We ask women to adjust their behavior instead of just saying men need to change their behaviour. It’s sexism. It’s classic misogyny.”
The drama continues to unfold…
While Sumner Stroh’s video went viral on TikTookay with greater than 15m views, others have come ahead by sharing screenshots of their alleged messages with Adam Levine. One girl named Alyson Rose has claimed she was speaking to Levine over Instagram DM for a 12 months, earlier than she met her present boyfriend in January 2022.
While the messages appeared comparatively pleasant and strictly about tattoos, Rose mentioned within the video: “I have a lot more that was said that was not appropriate. I just didn’t feel comfortable posting everything.”
Another girl, who goes by Maryka on Instagram, posted her alleged DMs with Levine to her Instagram story. The screenshots present flirty messages Levine allegedly despatched to her, one among which learn: “Holy f**king f**k. The body of yours is absurd. How are you such an hourglass?”
When the mannequin requested Levine, “Dude aren’t you like married lol?” he replied, “Yeah, but it’s complicated.”
The Independent has contacted representatives for Adam Levine for remark.