Model Sumner Stroh claimed in a TikTok video posted on Monday, September 19, that she had been in a year-long relationship with the singer, who is married to model Behati Prinsloo. And leaked screenshots of their message exchanges.
It all started with a TikTok video, and not least. In fact, model Sumner Stroh claimed, in this video shared on Monday, September 19, that she had had a year-long affair with Adam Levine. The only downside is that the Maroon Five singer has been married to Namibian model Behati Prinsloo since 2014. The latter is also expecting her third child, according to the magazine. People early September. Both have already given birth to two daughters: Dusty Rose, in 2016, and Gio Grace, in 2018.
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“I feel exploited”
If the couple seemed to evolve under a cloudless sky, behind the scenes, the artist would have flirted with several models on social networks. Sumner Stroh, 23, is the first to denounce her actions. In her video, the young woman first said that she was in a relationship with “a man who is married to a Victoria’s Secret model.” “At that time I was young, naive and frankly I feel exploited”, she lamented in this publication with 1.4 million “likes”. I wasn’t in the spotlight like I am now, so it was very easy to manipulate me.” He later revealed that these exchanges took place after his graduation in 2021.
Sumner Stroh also shared the screenshots of the messages that the interpreter of She will be loved. “It’s really surreal to see how sexy you are,” she wrote. The model assured that they had maintained a “physical” relationship. “I haven’t talked to him in months,” she added, though. Time after she ended her relationship, the singer would have sent her a most unexpected message. “Okay, serious question,” she says on the screenshot. I’m having another baby, and if he’s a boy, I’d really like to name him Sumner. It does not bother you ? I’m REALLY serious.” A request to which the young woman does not seem to have responded.
“A sorry period of my life”
For his part, Adam Levine denied in his Instagram story, shared on Tuesday, September 20, that he had an affair with Sumner Stroh. However, he admitted to “crossing the limits” in the context of their virtual exchanges. “There’s a lot of talk about me right now and I want to ease the tension,” he said. J’ai fait preuve d’un véritable manque de jugement en parlant avec d’autres persons que mon épouse, et en flirtant avec les de quelque manière que ce soit (…) J’ai franchi les limits during a regrettable period of my life.” Before emphasizing: “In some cases, it has become inappropriate; I have been working on this and taking concrete steps to address it with my family.”
Adam Levine also assured that his loved ones were “the only thing that mattered to him in this world.” “Being naive and stupid enough to jeopardize the only thing that really matters to me was the biggest mistake I could have made. I will never do it again.” The singer affirmed “assuming full responsibility” for this situation. A press release that the artist concluded with a wave of hope: “We will overcome all this, he maintained. And we will overcome it together.”
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The media storm, however, has not finished falling on Adam Levine. In recent days, a total of five women claimed to have received inappropriate messages from the singer. Among them, four influencers and a comedian. Alanna Zabel, the former yoga teacher – from 2007 to 2010 – of the leader of Maroon Five accused her former client, on Tuesday, September 20, of having sent her messages of a sexual nature. He would have declared to her, in one of them, that he would like to “spend the day with her completely naked.”
The text would have triggered, in her then boyfriend, a thunderous crisis of jealousy. Driven by a fit of rage, the latter would have broken his wrist. Adam Levine would have been no help. “It changed my life so much, it was a destructive moment, and when I told Adam about it, he ignored me and never apologized,” she wrote on her Instagram story. She also maintained that the singer “had kicked her off the upcoming tour and sent her packing during one of the most devastating periods of her life.”
“You can distract yourself by sleeping with me”
Shortly after the Sumner Stroh revelations, three other women also shared screenshots of their interactions with the artist. “You can distract yourself sleeping with me”, the latter would have slipped to the comedian Maryka. In another conversation, the star would have asked the actress for a photo of her buttocks. In a TikTok video, which has since been deleted, Alyson Rose revealed an argument in which he tells her, “There is no girl as hot as you.”
A certain Ashley Russell, whose Instagram account is dedicated to fitness, for her part declared to the daily mail, on Wednesday, September 21, that Adam Levine texted her “every night around 10 pm” The singer, according to her, mainly liked the stories in which her buttocks appeared. She reportedly asked her if she was going to college and stopped talking to her after she said, “You’re going to get caught talking to girls like me.”
A few days ago, an interview with Adam Levine, granted to Cosmopolitan in 2009, it also resurfaced in the media. And tabloid quotes shouldn’t help the singer’s business. “Why are men unfaithful?” journalist Tracy Shaffer asked him at the time. To which Adam Levine replied: “Instinctively, monogamy is not in our genetic heritage. People are unfaithful. I have been unfaithful and you know what? There is nothing worse than how we feel in those moments.” A storm of such magnitude that it has since spawned the hashtag #ExposeAdamLevine (read, “Show the true face of Adam Levine”). Behati Prinsloo, for her part, did not react to the controversy.