Nicole Murphy apologizes to Antoine Fuqua's wife after kissing pics surface

Nicole Murphy is speaking out after being photographed kissing a married man.

The 51-year-old model was spotted kissing director Antoine Fuqua by a pool in Italy over the weekend. While Murphy is single -- she was married to Eddie Murphy from 1993 to 2006 and engaged to Michael Strahan before they split in 2014 -- Fuqua has been married to actress Lela Rochon since 1999. Fuqua and Rochon share two children, 16-year-old daughter Asia and 15-year-old son Brando.

"Without going into the entire situation, I want to apologize to my family and to Lela and the Fuqua family for what transpired," Murphy told TMZ. "It was not my intention to be in this situation."

"I do not condone women kissing or interacting in any way inappropriately with a married man," she continued. "I too was once married, and I would never intentionally undermine another woman, despite what has been written."

Meanwhile, a source who spoke to Murphy on Wednesday tells ET that "Nicole is not overly concerned about the situation."

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 08: Actress Nicole Murphy attends the after party for the Los Angeles Premiere of "What's My Name | Muhammad Ali" from HBO on May 08, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 11: Nicole Murphy attends Chaz Dean Summer Party 2018 Benefiting Love is Louder on August 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Maury Phillips/Getty Images for Love is Louder)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 11: Nicole Murphy attends Chaz Dean summer party 2018 benefiting Love is Louder on August 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Love is Louder)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 17: Nicole Murphy arrives at the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies' (ABCs) 29th Annual Talk of the Town Gala at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 17, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 08: Nicole Murphy poses for a photo during the Starz Power Brunch at Cochon on July 8, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Peter Forest/Getty Images for Starz)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 23: Nicole Murphy attends Bally x Slick Rick's 30th anniversary of "The Great Adventures of Slick Rick" celebration at Bally Rodeo Dr. on June 23, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for Slick Rick)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 20: Niki Murphy attends the summer season kickoff 2018 party hosted by Nicole Murphy, Ludacris and Tichina Arnold at STK Los Angeles on June 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tasia Wells/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: TV personality Nicole Murphy visits the SiriusXM Studios on May 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 09: Nicole Murphy attends the ABCs Annual Mother's Day Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 9, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Model / TV Personality Nicole Murphy attends Kenny "The Jet" Smith's annual All-Star bash presented By JBL at Paramount Studios on February 16, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
PLAYA VISTA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Nicole Murphy attends Mashup LA Influencer Event (#MASHUPLA) on February 8, 2018 in Playa Vista, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MASHUP LA (#MASHUPLA))
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ET has reached out to reps for Murphy, Fuqua and Rochon.

In an earlier statement to LoveBScott.com, Murphy said that she and Fuqua "are just family friends."

"I ran into him in Italy and we exchanged a friendly hello and that was it," she previously told the outlet.

An eyewitness told ET that Murphy and Fuqua enjoyed some time by the pool at the Regina Isabella hotel in Ischia, Italy, on Saturday. They were there for half an hour and went unrecognized by the hotel's other guests. According to the eyewitness, the pair first kissed sitting down on the pool chair and, not long after, shared a second kiss standing up. They also lounged around and took a dip in the pool.

They were "relaxed, happy... they seem very friendly and at ease with one another," the eyewitness observed.

When ET spoke to Murphy in 2017, she revealed that she's looking for a partner "who's got their stuff together."

"Who's smart, who likes to have fun, who likes to travel and he's gotta be somewhat good-looking," she said at the time. "Or a nice body. At least a decent body... They don't have to be all that, but they can be decent."

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Model Nicole Murphy and actress Bria Murphy attends the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women Of Excellence Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Actress Bria Murphy attends the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women Of Excellence Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Model Nicole Murphy and actress Bria Murphy attends the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women Of Excellence Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Actress Bria Murphy attends the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women Of Excellence Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Actress Bria Murphy attends the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women Of Excellence Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Actress Bria Murphy attends the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women Of Excellence Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Model Nicole Mitchell Murphy (L) and daughter actress Bria Murphy attend the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women of Excellence Awards gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Model Nicole Mitchell Murphy (L) and daughter actress Bria Murphy attend the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women of Excellence Awards gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: (L-R) Nicole Mitchell Murphy and daughter Bria Murphy attend the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women Of Excellence Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Model Nicole Mitchell Murphy (L) and daughter actress Bria Murphy attend the Ladylike Foundation's 9th Annual Women of Excellence Awards gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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