Adam Levine issued an announcement on Tuesday morning (Sept. 20) denying Instagram mannequin Sumner Stroh’s claims that she had an affair with the musician.
“A lot is being said about me right now and I want to clear the air,” the Maroon 5 singer wrote in an Instagram Story. “I used poor judgement in speaking with anyone other than my wife in ANY kind of flirtatious manner.”
Whereas Levine didn’t go into specifics, the 43-year-old married father of two daughters with spouse Behati Prinsloo, a Victoria’s Secret mannequin, stated, “I did not have an affair, nevertheless, I crossed the line during a regrettable period in my life. In certain instances it became inappropriate; I have addressed that and taken proactive steps to remedy this with my family.”
A spokesperson for Levine and Prinsloo has not but returned requests for remark.
On Monday, Stroh claimed that she grew to become concerned with a person “who is married to a Victoria’s Secret model” at an unspecified time when she was youthful. She explicitly named Levine and posted a TikTok that featured what seemed to be flirtatious texts between them as a background. She claimed they noticed one another for a 12 months and that in June, Levine requested if it could be OK to call his child “Sumner” if it’s a boy. (Prinsloo is pregnant with the couple’s third little one.)
Stroh claimed that she “recklessly” despatched the screenshots of their back-and-forth to mates, one among whom allegedly deliberate to promote them to a tabloid. In a second video, the Instagram mannequin stated she got here ahead this week in an try to kill the purported tabloid story whereas apologizing to the individuals “really getting hurt” by the rumors: Prinsloo and the couple’s kids.
Levine and Prinsloo have been married since 2014 and have daughters Dusty Rose, 5, and Gio Grace, 4. “My wife and my family is all I care about in this world,” Levine continued in the Story. “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.”
The singer stated he takes “full responsibility” for his actions, and signed off by writing, “We will get through it. And we will get through it together.”