Adam Levine would not need followers to suppose the singer is in distress when he is round them. 

After a concertgoer jumped onstage and grabbed him in the midst of Maroon 5‘s Los Angeles present over the weekend, the star took to his Instagram Story on Tuesday, Oct. 26 to defend his response in opposition to obvious claims that he views the group’s followers as “beneath” him. The incident befell throughout the band’s efficiency on the Hollywood Bowl’s We Can Survive occasion on Saturday, Oct. 23.

“I simply wished to deal with the Hollywood Bowl incident factor, a fan coming as much as me onstage,” Adam stated in his new publish. “I’ve all the time been somebody that loves, respects, worships our followers. With out our followers, we do not have a job. I say that on a regular basis, to our followers. To suppose that anybody would consider that I assumed that our followers have been beneath us, or lower than us, makes my abdomen flip. That is simply not who I’m. That is not who I’ve ever been.”