“I used poor judgement in speaking with anyone other than my wife in ANY kind of flirtatious manner. I did not have an affair, nevertheless, I crossed the line during a regrettable period in my life,” he said.
Since Stroh posted the video, social media users have been taking screenshots of Levine’s messages which read: “It is truly unreal how f*cking hot you are; Like it blows my mind”.
It’s become the most meme-able thing on the internet and has taken on a life of its own referencing everything from scorching hot food to overheating laptops.
\u201cme texting a chicago town deep dish microwaveable mini-pizza\u201d
— christopher macarthur-boyd (@christopher macarthur-boyd)
\u201cThe bottom of my laptop when playing Football Manager\u201d
— Out of Context Football Manager (@Out of Context Football Manager)
Levine also said that “in certain instances, it became inappropriate” and that he has “addressed that” and “taken proactive steps to remedy this with [his] family”.
“My wife and my family is all I care about in this world,” he continued. “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. I will never make it again. I take full responsibility.”
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