Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo are choosing to focus on their children in the midst of a tumultuous week.
Following a series of cheating allegations against the 43-year-old Maroon 5 frontman that came to light earlier this week, a source close to the 34-year-old supermodel tells PEOPLE the pair are doing everything possible to keep things positive for the children.
“Their focus right now is just being the best parents possible. She’s hurt and upset, but she’s holding back because of the kids,” the source says of the couple, who share daughters Dusty Rose, 6 this month, Gio Grace, 4, and are expecting a third child.
The source adds, “She’s not happy with Adam, but she cares a lot about being positive. She just doesn’t believe in the drama. Adam keeps apologizing. He doesn’t blame her and admits he enjoyed the attention.” . He will be the first to say that he acted like a jerk.”
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“They are working on their marriage and plan to stay together,” the source concludes, adding that they still live together in Montecito, California.
On Wednesday morning, the couple were seen running errands in Montecito, just a day after Levine issued a statement on social media in regards to allegations from Instagram model Sumner Stroh, who claimed in a now-viral TikTok that I was one year old. affair with Levine. She did not provide dates on when the alleged relationship took place, but did share screenshots of apparent Instagram direct messages from the musician, including a note from April after she claimed they had stopped speaking.
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“There is a lot of talk about me right now and I want to set the record straight. I used poor judgment talking to anyone other than my wife in ANY flirtatious way,” Levine wrote on Instagram Tuesday. “I didn’t have an affair, however I did cross the line during an unfortunate period of my life.”
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He continued, “In certain cases, it became inappropriate; I addressed it and took proactive steps to remedy it with my family. My wife and family is all that matters to me in this world. Being so naive and stupid as to risk the only thing I I really care. It was the biggest mistake I could ever make. I’ll never do it again. I take full responsibility. We’ll get through it. And we’ll get through it together.”
That afternoon, a source close to Levine told PEOPLE that despite an Instagram model’s claims that they had an affair, he insists to those around him that “nothing physical happened. He swears.”
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“He was texting her, flirting with three women. One of them, she specifically said they were in a physical relationship, but he completely denies it to his friends,” the source added.
As for why the singer flirted outside of his marriage, the source said the “Sunday Morning” singer craves “female attention.”
Another source told PEOPLE on Tuesday that although she is upset, Prinsloo is “100 percent committed to her family” and Levine “never wants a divorce.”
The source also added that “during COVID-19” Levine “was in isolation,” however he and Prinsloo “definitely didn’t break up and weren’t on a break.”
Since then, stars like Emily Ratajkowski have weighed in, calling on critics of the model to change it elsewhere.
“I don’t understand why we keep blaming women for men’s mistakes, especially when it comes to women in their 20s dealing with men in positions of power twice their age,” she wrote.