One thing about a man? They always got that audacity in stock: He asked his mistress if naming his soon-to-be-born child after her is alright.
On Monday September 19th, the internet went up in a whirlwind of disbelief when the news broke that Adam Levine allegedly has a mistress. Then, as if things couldn’t get worse, the mistress in this case, 23-year-old Instagram model Sumner Stroh, claims that the ‘Memories’ singer asked her permission to name his next child, if it’s a boy, after her. One week before their life got catapulted into the spotlight, Adam and his Namibian, Victoria Secret model wife, Behati Prinsloo announced that they’re expecting their third child. Although upset, Behati, 34, who is Namibian, believes that while incriminating text messages exist, it is her belief that nothing physical ever transpired. Since Stroh’s confession, other women have come forward claiming that they too had inappropriate relations with the Payphone singer.
Sumner Stroh, the 23-year-old match that lit the flame, admitted on TikTok in a now-viral video that she and Adam Levine were involved for a year. Stroh said that she was manipulated into staying with the singer for a year, “At the time, I was young, I was naive … I was very easily manipulated.” That the reason she came clean about the affair despite not wanting to, as she wanted to handle the matter privately, was the fact that someone she sent screenshots to of her and Levine’s conversations was trying to get a pay day off of the photos. The University of Texas alumni said that months after the Girls Like You singer ended the relationship he messaged her in June saying “OK. Serious question. I’m having another baby and if it’s a boy, I want to name it Sumner. You OK with that? Dead serious.”
In the march of women coming forward was fellow Instagram model, Alyson Rose who, in tune to Sumner, admitted that she too shared a raunchy Instagram message thread with Levine. Rose says that she never met Levine in person, however, they do share a mutual friend and allegedly began talking after Levine saw one of her stories. Levine must have known that he was doing something wrong because at one point he said “I shouldn’t be talking to you you know right?” The model, when she opened the thread between her and the Misery singer quickly scrolled to the relevant messages so it’s unknown the other things that were said however, she disclosed that due to her being uncomfortable, “a lot more that was said that was not appropriate. I just didn’t feel comfortable posting everything.” Then, in a somewhat woman empowering moment, she urged other women to come forward as justice is deserved by his wife, “I guess if any other girls have experienced this with him … I just think they should post it ’cause I feel really bad for his wife, and nobody deserves this.”
One thing that we have gathered in all of this is that Adam Levine has a type. Instagram model, comedian and tattoo enthusiast, Maryka, during an interview with In Touch says that the duo started talking last year on Instagram as friends, however, things started intensifying. Revealing to Rose that they had some problems in their marriage, her and Adam began sexting all the while alleging that things were officially at the “complicated” status in his marriage. Believed to be the mutual friend between Levine and Stroh, she maintains that they never hooked up. The social media model said that apart from the sexual flirting, Levine only sent her a risky photo of his naked body. Deciding and committing to stop talking to him she told him “You should stop doing this stuff. You have a wife.” to which she claims that he told her he would’ve stopped.” Maryka said that every now and then she’d get a message from him but the last time she heard from him was earlier this year between May and July. According to her “He then vanished for a whole month. Haven’t heard from him since then.”
Alanna Zabel, Adam Levine’s former Yoga instructor also stepped forward with her version of inappropriate behavior experienced by the former The Voice judge. Taking to Instagram, Zabel bared it all: “OK I guess it’s time to let it all out! #ExposeAdamLevine. I was his yoga teacher for a few years from 2007-10. He often said that he told his friends his yoga teacher had the best a** in town and it was cute. One day he texted me saying: ‘I want to spend the day with you naked.’ I was in the bath but my jealous ex saw it and went into a rage.” Then she alleged that because of Adam her ex-boyfriend became aggressive. “My ex became violent, breaking my wrist.” The instructor continued “Massive life-changing, destructive moment, and when I told Adam he ignored it, never apologized. He removed me from the upcoming tour and iced me out during one of the most devastating times of my life.”
Adam, since being thrust into the multitude of non-verbal “you should rot in Hell”, has issued an apology and has taken accountability for his actions. “In certain instances it became inappropriate; I have addressed that and taken proactive steps to remedy this with my family. My wife and my family is [sic] 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,” he continues, “I will never make it again. I take full responsibility. We will get through it. And we will get through it together.”
The couple has since been spotted in public after their lives were thrown under a magnifying glass. An insider close to Behati says that she “is upset but she does believe him that there was no physical affair. They have been together this entire time. She feels they are happily married and is shocked to find out what was going on behind her back. Another source said that “He admitted that he went behind her back and has been inappropriate. He admitted that he acted like an idiot. She is still very upset though.” The source, about how Behati feels, confirmed that she is still “100 percent committed to her family” and that “Adam is very understanding about her feelings. He is trying his best to make things better. He never wants a divorce.”