's Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro appear to be back in each others' arms after breaking up over a year-and-a-half ago.Sammi rang in her 29th birthday on Monday, celebrating her special day all weekend with everyone she loves—including Ronnie."Such an amazing Birthday Weekend spent at my fav.Place," she captioned a photo in which she poses closely beside Ronnie among a big group of people at Bounce Sporting Club in New York City.
The couple started dating during the first season of Jersey Shore in 2009 and surprised everyone when they continued going strong after the show ended. Right now, I'm focused on myself."Ronnie also explained to magazine at the time, "We were drifting apart and not really spending any time together," he said.
However, their rocky relationship eventually came to an end in 2014 when they announced that they had split for good."At this time, Ronnie and I have gone our separate ways," Sammi told E! "I still care about her," adding that he's not ready to date again.
cast packed away their tanning oils and fist-pumped their way off of MTV.
While a lot has changed since the 2012 series finale—weddings, babies, tax fraud charges—it seems you can take these self-described guidos and guidettes out of Jersey, but you can't ever fully take the Jersey out of And why would you want to?! News confirmed that the most iconic love saga to exist on the Jersey Shore—you know, the one between "Sammi Sweetheart" Giancola and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro—had sparked once again, we suddenly grew nostalgic for the cast that once had this country glued to the television every week. News Ron and Sam "are seeing each other again, [but] taking it slower this time around," we couldn't help but wonder what was happening in the lives of their eight former cast mates.
Some we know more about than ever, some a little less... Just this week, however, Sammi emerged front and center in our hearts once we heard that she and Ronnie were back together.
She also celebrated her 29th birthday this week with friends and her former cast mates.
#Current Mood Swimming with the #Dolphins in #Cabo for my #Birthday #Blessed #Thank You Casa Encanto #Best Vacation Trip Ever #Bday Celebrations #Wayyyy Uppp A photo posted by Ronnie Magro (@realronniemagro) on After his split from Sammi, Ronnie made headlines in 2014 when he revealed a photo of himself showing he had gained a considerable amount of weight, followed by an "after" shot of him losing the weight and getting in just four weeks.
(The time frame remains suspect...)These days, other than frolicking on vacation Ronnie is still focusing on working out and eating, but he is also giving solid dating advice to his 810,000 Instagram followers and updating us on the status of his stolen-and-returned car.
DJ Pauly D capitalized on his reality TV fame and has lived up to his name--you know, the DJ part!