- Singer Adam Levine and his wife Behati Prinsloo shared a curious encounter at an Oscars after-party where she appeared to wriggle out of his embrace.
- The interaction is being dissected after Levine was accused of having an affair with an Instagram model last September.
- Many commentators cheered Prinsloo’s poise and glamorous Oscars look.
A strange moment on the red carpet of Vanity Fair’s post-Oscars party, in which Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo posed for photographers, invites a ton of speculation on TikTok.
People believe that Prinsloo avoided Levine’s embrace in response to the explosive allegations made by Instagram model Sumner Stroh in 2022 that she engaged in a year-long affair with the Maroon 5 singer. Levine denied the affair but admitted he “crossed the line.”
In the TikTok video, shot by Vogue on Sunday after the awards ceremony, Levine stands next to Prinsloo, who is posing solo and tries to put his arm around her waist. Prinsloo then lifts his arm over Levine’s shoulder to escape his embrace.
The Victoria’s Secret model can be heard shouting: “No, no!” through a smile in the video, which has been viewed 3 million times.
In the subsequent photos, Prinsloo appears to be warming up to Levine, placing her hand on top of his and leaning her head in his direction. But commentators couldn’t get over what they perceived as a slight slight in the first image.
“The amount of calm you need to have to go out with that man after everything went public,” reads the video’s top comment with 33,000 upvotes.
Comments were also retracted on claims by Stroh that Levine asked her if he could name his third child after her. (People reported in January that Levine and Prinsloo had given birth to their third child.)
“Plsss after he said he was going to name their kid after his sidekick????” wrote one commenter. “I personally couldn’t.”
Others took the opportunity to cheer on Prinsloo’s glamorous look and simply pretended Levine wasn’t there.
“The beautiful Behati Prinsloo and the boy from M5,” one person joked. Another commenter added: “WOW she slayed. Who is that man with her ???”
Insider reached out to Prinsloo and her team for comment.