An Instagram model named Sumner Stroh posted a video to TikTok on Sept. 19 in which she claimed she had a year-long affair with Maroon 5 singer and former “Voice” coach Adam Levine, who has been married to Victoria’s Secret since 2014. -model Behati Prinsloo.
Stroh posted a follow-up on September 20 where he tried to clear up some things and also apologized to Levine’s wife and his daughters, Gio and Dusty. Just five days ago, Prinsloo confirmed on an Instagram photo that she is pregnant with their third child.
In her first video, Stroh said she and Levine had been seeing each other for “about a year”, then they broke up and he texted her months later asking, “Okay, serious question. I’m having another baby and if it’s a boy I really want to call him Sumner. Is that okay?
She said she felt her morals had been “unknowingly compromised” and that she had been “completely manipulated,” but she only came forward now because someone she thought was her boyfriend saw Stroh’s screenshots of the tabloid posts. tried to sell.
Commenting on the first video, one TikTok user wrote: “It’s no secret that he’s been married for ten years. The only victims here are his wife and children.” In her own commentary, Stroh wrote: “I am so disgusted and ashamed of the pain and heartache I have caused. I didn’t want to sound whiny so that was not said in this video.”
In Stroh’s follow-up video, she wrote that she is responding directly to that comment to address “a few things” [she wishes she] had said in the first video.”
She then revealed that she was “impressed” that Levine and Prinsloo’s marriage was “over”, saying in the video:
Stroh went on to say that Levine had been DMing her from his verified Instagram account and so she didn’t think she “had any reason to ask for anything more”.
“I realize now that that was probably a manipulation tactic where he just hid in plain sight,” Stroh said, adding: “Once I realized that wasn’t the case (that their marriage was over), I had things In hindsight, I wish I had questioned things more, I wish I wasn’t so naive, but you know, being naive doesn’t excuse what I did and the part I played in it.”
She ended the video by saying, “Again, I wasn’t trying to get sympathy in any way and I fully realize I’m not a victim of this. I’m not the one really getting hurt here. It’s Behati and her kids and that’s why I’m so sorry.”
Levine has posted a statement on his Instagram stories denying having an affair but admitting that he “crossed the line” during a “deplorable period” in his life.
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