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For those paying attention to the ridiculous news around adam livineIt makes sense if the whole ordeal feels a little… familiar.
Levine made his big screen debut in 2013 started again, a romantic musical comedy starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld and James Corden. In the film, Levine plays a young musician named Dave, who eventually achieves fame and fortune, and accidentally cheats on his girlfriend (Knightley) by having an affair with his production assistant.
As the frontman of the wildly successful band Maroon 5, Levine is no stranger to the fame that comes with musical success. However, this Monday he took the concept of “life imitating art” a little too seriously when allegations of an affair between Levine and Instagram model Sumer Strow surfaced in the press.
Levine has since denied the notion of an affair, but admitted that he has “crossed the line.” Many more women have come forward to share their experiences with Levine’s bubbly progress online. In the process, Levine is being redeemed for his cringe-worthy texts and now it’s impossible to revisit the memory of his big-screen debut. started again all those years. One can’t help but wonder if he’s even seeing the irony of it all.
For her part, Behati Prinsloo, Levine’s wife and mother of their three children, has not spoken publicly about her husband’s indecent behavior. opposite Knightley’s character in started again, Victoria’s Secret model and world famous rockstar live together. But if more tales of misdeeds emerge from the dungeons of the Internet, it’s only a matter of time before Prinsloo takes a page out of Knightley’s book and hits the road.