An Instagram mannequin claims she had an affair with Maroon 5’s Adam Levine and that after that they had stopped talking, he wrote to ask if he may identify his child after her.
Sumner Stroh, who has just below 350,000 Instagram followers, made the allegations in a TikTok video posted Monday. She claims she noticed the married singer for a couple of yr however didn’t make clear when. Levine’s spouse is Victoria’s Secret mannequin Behati Prinsloo.
“I used to be having an affair with a person who’s married to a Victoria’s Secret mannequin. On the time, I used to be younger, I used to be naive, and, I imply, fairly frankly, I really feel exploited,” Stroh mentioned within the video.
Levine has been married to Prinsloo since 2014. The couple introduced this month that they’re expecting their third youngster. They’ve two daughters, who’re 4 and 5.
In her TikTok video, Stroh shared a screenshot of an Instagram DM that Levine had allegedly despatched her “after I ended speaking to him over a interval of months.” The message reads: “Okay severe query. I’m having one other child and if it’s [a] boy I actually wanna identify it Sumner. You happy with that? DEAD severe.”
She additionally confirmed screenshots of flirty Instagram DM exchanges with what gave the impression to be Levine’s account.
Stroh claimed she had by no means deliberate to share the story publicly however got here ahead as a result of she’d despatched the screenshot to some buddies and one among them was trying to promote the story to a tabloid.
She defended herself for collaborating within the affair by claiming “my morals had been unknowingly compromised” and “I used to be utterly manipulated.”
“Embarrassed I used to be concerned w a person with this utter lack of regret and respect,” she captioned her video.
A consultant for Levine didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Stroh’s video was seen 7.5 million instances within the 10 hours after she posted it. She later posted a second video responding to critics and saying that she wasn’t making an attempt to play the sufferer.
“On no account was I making an attempt to achieve sympathy,” she mentioned. “And I absolutely understand I’m not the sufferer of this. I’m not the one who’s actually getting harm right here. It’s Behati and her youngsters, and for that, I’m so so sorry.”
Stroh additionally clarified what she meant when she claimed she was manipulated.
“An important half that I did positively gloss over is the truth that I used to be underneath the impression that their marriage was over. I believed that they had been holding it quiet to keep away from the unfavourable press as a result of, as I had mentioned, I used to be new to LA, so I simply assumed that with celebrities of that caliber, that that’s simply the way it was,” she mentioned.
“And that’s why I really feel exploited, as a result of he knew I believed every part that he mentioned due to my weak place of being new to LA,” she mentioned. “Additionally, he was DMing me straight from his verified Instagram account. I didn’t have any motive to additional query it. However I now understand that that was probably a manipulation tactic of his, , simply hiding in plain sight.”