Adam Levine's Ex Nina Agdal Discusses Their Breakup, His Engagement to Behati Prinsloo

Model didn't learn anything about love from romance with Voice judge

By Rebecca Macatee Nov 05, 2013 3:01 PMTags
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Things didn't work out between Adam Levine and Nina Agdal, and almost immediately after their May 2013 breakup, the Voice coach launched into a relationship with his ex-girlfriend and now fiancée, Behati Prinsloo.

But Nina, 21, is A-OK her ex is set to marry another stunning model. Because, as she candidly reveals in an interview with Ocean Drive's November issue, she didn't learn anything about love from her brief romance with Levine, 34.

"I am 21 years old, and I don't think anyone who is 21 knows what love is about yet," the Danish beauty says. "I think love just happens. It happened to them and I'm happy for them. I am not even worried about anything like that."

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"If something is meant to be, then it will be," she explains. "I feel like so many young girls have this idea of a relationship or marriage or love and [they] don't even know. We are 21 years old, okay? Go out, have a tequila, and stop worrying about it."

That said, Nina, who's now dating The Wanted's Max George, says she wants "like, 100 kids" someday. (She claimed to be single during this interview, but it's unclear when this Q&A occurred. Plus, her boy-bander beau just gushed about their romance.)


Nina, whose modeling credits include Victoria's Secret and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, wants "girls to be able to relate to me," adding,  "I think that's why a lot of commercial clients like me, because I'm just like everyone else."

Well, not everyone has a body and looks like hers! Still, even Nina's faced criticism for her figure. "There have been times when people have told me to lose weight or tone up certain areas. There is a difference between toning up and losing weight," she says. "You shouldn't tell skinny girls to lose weight because it hurts. It hurts no matter who you are and how skinny you are or how big you are. If somebody tells you to lose weight, it is like a punch in the face."

OK, in that sense, she really is just like everyone else.