Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine was rumored to handle infidelity allegations on Wednesday’s episode of “Name Her Daddy” — or, at the least, that’s what followers thought till the podcast admitted it was trolling followers.
In a deceptive teaser clip posted Monday to the present’s Instagram account, host Alex Cooper, 28, confronts her off-camera interview topic, saying, “I’ve to inform you, I used to be an enormous Maroon 5 fan, and I’m glad that you just agreed to sit down down with me in the present day and focus on the scandal surrounding infidelity in your marriage.”
Nonetheless, Levine’s consultant advised The Publish that he was not booked for the podcast.
Because the thriller swelled, Levine’s spouse, former Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo, 34, commented underneath the clip with a easy, “LOL.” A rep for the mannequin later advised The Publish she was not booked for this system.
Alas, the official Name Her Daddy Instagram ultimately posted later Monday — with a snarky “clears throat — let me make clear” message — that it was really actor Adam Devine, 39, who was set to seem on the present.
“Adam Devine is right here to set the document straight — he and his spouse are doing wonderful,” a submit hyped. “This Wednesday, Adam DEVINE joins CHD for arms down one of many funniest episodes of all time👏”
Monday’s teaser clip didn’t present the topic of “Name Her Daddy” host Alex Cooper’s interview. Instagram / callherdaddy
“What number of occasions did you cheat with ladies that you just met on Instagram?” Cooper requested the then-unknown topic within the preliminary promo clip, seemingly referring to Instagram mannequin Sumner Stroh’s September 2022 allegation that she had an affair with Levine.
Not less than 4 different ladies got here ahead with screenshots of flirty messages they purportedly acquired from the married Grammy winner.
Levine beforehand denied a bodily relationship with Stroh however did admit that he “crossed a line.”
Stroh’s allegations in opposition to the “She Will Be Beloved” singer got here when Prinsloo was pregnant with the couple’s third baby, who was reportedly born on Jan. 30. The couple married on July 19, 2014.
“I used poor judgment in talking with anybody aside from my spouse in ANY form of flirtatious method,” he wrote in a press release final September.
The Publish has moreover contacted reps for Stroh and Cooper for remark.
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs in Tel Aviv, Israel, final 12 months. Getty Pictures
Instagram mannequin Sumner Stroh has claimed she and Adam Levine had an affair in September. Instagram / sumnerstroh
Web trolls had a area day, making enjoyable of Levine for the cringey messages he allegedly despatched to the influencers final 12 months, main followers to marvel Monday whether or not he would actually seem on “Name Her Daddy” to set the document straight.
“My query is why would he conform to this to be roasted,” one fan laughed within the feedback on the “Name Her Daddy” Instagram account.
“He received’t be sincere,” one other acknowledged.
Different individuals selected to not get their hopes up in case somebody aside from Levine winds up being the interview topic.
Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine on the Calirosa Tequila Sundown Joyful Hour at South Seashore Wine and Meals Pageant on Feb. 24, 2022, in Miami Seashore. Getty Pictures
“Okay.. if it’s NOT Adam Levine in that seat, will we be relieved or mad?” one fan requested.
“Plot twist it’s Behati, not Adam,” one other guessed.
“I hope it’s his spouse tbh,” one other doubled down.
The Maroon 5 crooner rode his graffiti-sprayed bike together with his two daughters close to their dwelling in Montecito, California. Clint Brewer Images / A.I.M
In the meantime, different followers praised Cooper for her no-BS interview model and rising checklist of A-Listing interviews, together with Jane Fonda and John Mayer.
“The Fashionable Day Barbara [Walters],” one fan deemed Cooper.
“We haven’t had a girl get these kinds of interviews since Oprah,” one other added.
New episodes of “Name Her Daddy” drop Wednesdays on Spotify.