After a day of speculation from fans, Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine has responded to cheating allegations by an online influencer, saying: “I used poor judgment.”
Levine is married to Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo. The couple share daughters Dusty Rose and Gio Grace, while a third baby is on the way, reports confirmed this month.
However, cheating allegations against the Beautiful Mistake singer sparked online after Instagram model Sumner Stroh claimed she had an affair with him.
Levine has now responded to the allegations and shared his side of the story.
Adam Levine says he didn’t cheat on his wife
Adam Levine cleared up the cheating rumors in an interview with TMZ in which he said: “I did not have an affair. Nevertheless, I crossed the line during a regrettable period of my life.”
Addressing the screenshots Stroh shared, the 43-year-old Hands All Over crooner told TMZ: “I used poor judgment in speaking with anyone other than my wife in ANY kind of flirtatious manner.”
He admitted the advances became “inappropriate” in certain instances, adding: “I have addressed that and taken proactive steps to remedy this with my family.”
Levine emphasized the meaning of his family, gushing: “My wife and my family is all I care about in this world. 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.”
Who is Sumner Stroh and what did she claim?
Sumner Stroh is an Instagram model with more than 377,000 followers. On Monday she alleged she had an affair with a man married to a Victoria’s Secret model, referring to Levine.
She also said: “At the time, I was young, I was naive. Quite frankly, I feel exploited. I wasn’t in the scene like I am now, so I was definitely very easily manipulated.”
Stroh also shared screenshots of a conversation with Levine on Instagram.
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo’s marriage
Adam Levine and Namibian Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo sparked dating rumors in 2012 and, after two years of on-off dating, the couple tied the knot on July 19, 2014.
They welcomed their first daughter, Dusty Rose, in 2016 and second daughter, Gio Grace, on February 15, 2018.
Meanwhile, fans have found a number of Maroon 5 love songs they claim is Levine serenading his wife, including hit single It Was Always You.
On September 7, 2022, People reported Levine and Prinsloo were expecting their third baby.
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