Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola returned to Jersey Shore for the Household Trip’s latest season, stunning lots of her OG castmates from the MTV present.
It’s been 11 years since Sammi appeared on a JS present, as she rose to fame on the unique collection earlier than it led to 2012.
Based mostly on her feedback, it took one in all her castmates to speak her into returning to Jersey Shore for the spinoff, Household Trip.
The newest season is the primary time that Sammi seems “under the same roof” as Deena Cortese and Angelina Pivarnick, as she’s been round castmates Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Jennifer “JWoww” Farley earlier than.
It additionally brings about an attention-grabbing dynamic, as Sammi’s ex-boyfriend, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, returns to the present years after their Jersey Shore relationship drama.
Nonetheless, Sammi introduced boyfriend Justin Might alongside for the filming, which she spoke about in current interview feedback concerning her boyfriend and ex.
Sammi talks about filming Household Trip along with her ex and present boyfriend
Depart it to Sammi Sweetheart to shake issues up along with her epic return to actuality TV. Within the trailer that teased the newest season of Jersey Shore: Household Trip, a number of castmates mentioned they have been “shook” by Sammi’s return. Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino summed up everybody’s reactions as “shooketh.”
Sammi’s ex-boyfriend Ronnie was not amongst these showing within the confessionals about her return. Nonetheless, he appeared within the teaser trailers, highlighting his return to the present after stepping away to work on his psychological well being.
There have been by no means any scenes exhibiting Sammi with Ronnie within the trailers. Nonetheless, the very fact the exes have been reuniting for the present introduced followers’ anticipation that they’d chat to confront earlier drama between them.
In a sit-down interview with E! Information, Sammi was requested about being again on the present along with her ex-boyfriend years after their Jersey Shore relationship drama.
“He’s just a guy I dated in my 20s,” Sammi mentioned about Ronnie, including, “I’ve dated multiple people after [him]. Like I’ve lived life for a long time. I’m 36 now.”
In one other interview, Sammi mentioned Ronnie is “like a co-worker” with whom she movies a actuality TV present. Moreover, she mentioned taking a variety of time away to get a break from actuality TV and develop into extra mature has helped along with her return.
After splitting from Ronnie in 2016, Sammi started courting Christian Biscardi from 2017 till 2021. The couple bought engaged in 2020. Nonetheless, issues led to 2021, and he or she started courting New Jersey native Justin Might later that very same yr.
In August 2022, Monsters and Critics reported about Sammi and Justin’s first anniversary. As of August 2023, they’ve been courting for 2 years.
Throughout her chat with E! Information, Sammi gushed over her present boyfriend, mentioning his assist was additionally nice to have in returning to actuality TV.
“It was nice to bring my current boyfriend, who I adore and just love because he’s very supporting of me,” she mentioned.
Sammi reveals which Jersey Shore castmate bought her to return
A number of of Sammi’s castmates tried to get her again on Jersey Shore for a very long time. Nonetheless, Sammi shared that Angelina bought her to return because of a message she despatched her approach.
“Angelina DM’d me last November and was like, ‘Would you ever come back?’ and I was like, ‘You know what? Why not,’” Sammi shared, including, “I’m in a good place right now. Why not come back?”
Based mostly on feedback from Snooki, they’d been making an attempt to get Sammi to return to the present for “like 10 years” throughout her prolonged hiatus from Jersey Shore.
Angelina mentioned she wasn’t prepared to totally imagine Sammi was actually returning till they have been driving to Pennsylvania to shock castmates throughout filming.
The Scenario and castmate Vinny Guadagnino claimed they’re not often shocked throughout Jersey Shore, however Sammi’s return did it, with members of manufacturing even unaware she was coming again.
It undoubtedly made for some epic and emotional reactions from Sammi’s castmates as they formally realized she was again!
Jersey Shore: Household Trip airs Thursdays at 8/7c on MTV.