September 3rd, 2012
11:01 AM ET
Seal wasn't entirely clear on what he meant when he told TMZ that he wished his ex Heidi Klum wouldn't "fornicate with the help," and now the singer has some explaining to do.
TMZ photographers caught up with Seal on Friday and asked him how he felt about the rumors that Klum's now dating her bodyguard following her January split from Seal.
Removing his sunglasses, Seal replied that while it's commonplace for a separated couple to move on - and while he certainly doesn't "expect Heidi to all of a sudden become a nun" - he did think that she "would've shown a little bit more class and at least waited until we separated first before deciding to fornicate with the help, as it were."
He then added, "but I guess you all now have the answer you were looking for for the past seven months."
Hmm ... so did Seal's split from Klum have something to do with her "fornicating with the help"? It sounds like that's what he meant, but apparently the singer was a bit tongue-tied. A rep for the singer tells CNN that his words were "misconstrued."
"Seal would like to clarify that he was not implying his wife was cheating while they were together, but he was merely pointing out that their separation and divorce were not final and they are still legally married," his rep said in a statement.
An "insider" added to Us Weekly that Seal was "exhausted" and "bombarded" by the photographers, hence his desire to explain. "He doesn't like now being made into the bad guy here," the unnamed connection continued. "He always loved and cared for Heidi."
For her part, Klum's also denied allegations that she stepped out during her seven-year marriage to the "Kiss From a Rose" singer.
"It is sad that Seal had to resort to this kind of behavior and spread these untruths about the mother of his children," Klum's rep told Us Weekly.
Klum, who separated from Seal in January, filed for divorce in April.
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