Email Sometimes reality TV feels a little too real. And Ronnie Ortiz-Magro admitting he was still in love with Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola on last night's Jersey Shore Family Vacation, even though he was about to welcome his first child with girlfriend Jen Harley, felt like watching a car wreck, where you just can't look away despite knowing you totally should. Ronnie and Sammi's relationship drama dominated the MTV reality hit during its original six-season run from Arguably one of reality TV's rockiest romances, we decided to take a stroll down memory lane Photos Jersey Shore Cast: Then and Now Summer Sammi and Ronnie first start dating during the first season of Jersey Shore, after she had a brief flirtation with Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino.
Though they end filming as a couple, Ronnie and Sammi break up by the end of the live season one reunion special after never-before-seen footage of a conversation she had with The Situation is aired and Ronnie feels betrayed.
Season two kicks off and the couple has not spoken since the reunion, and single Ronnie goes all out in the premiere…only to eventually want to get back together with Sammi. S—t hits the fan after Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi decide to write the infamous anonymous letter, detailing all of Ronnie's bad behavior After many volatile arguments, including a blow-out fight that included Ronnie destroying Sammi's belongings and throwing a bed while she was standing on it, the couple breaks up, with Sammi then choosing to leave the house.
She returns two episodes later and though they almost reconcile, they end the season still broken up after Sammi admits to once hooking up with Mike's friend, Arvin before she was with Ronnie. News that the couple just needs to call it quits. Soon after the cast heads to Italy, the couple gets back together Jersey Shore ends its six-season run on MTV with Ronnie and Sammi ending the series as a couple during the live reunion special, despite their ongoing fighting and their parents not being thrilled over their decision to move in together.
The couple announces their split, with Sammi telling E! News, "I wish him nothing but the best. Right now, I'm focused on myself. She's a great girl, but we were growing distant. It was for the best. She was like, I want to get married in six months—and I'm still trying to figure my life out," he explained. I wanted to do the right thing, but there was a part of me that was like, 'I'm not going to do the right thing. I ended up cheating, she found out.
A source tells E! They have a lot of history. Ronnie begins dating Malika Haqq after meeting while filming E! The attraction quickly became a mutual romance," Malika and Ronnie told E!
We had an opportunity to really get to know each other living in such close quarter. It's reported that Sammi is dating fellow New Jersey native, Christian Biscardi, with the reality star first posting a photo of the couple on Instagram in April.
Some of the cast, including Sammi, reunited for E! Return to the Jersey Shore, with Ronnie choosing not to participate. All of the cast, minus Ronnie, reunite at Deena Cortese's wedding. During the Family Vacation premiere, we learned Ronnie never reached out to Deena after her father passed away in , leading to a falling out. Ronnie and girlfriend Jen Harley announce they are expecting their first child after they began dating earlier in the year. Ahead of Family Vacation's debut, Sammi takes to Instagram to reveal why she chose not to participate.
Ronnie's girlfriend Jen gives birth to their daughter, Ariana Sky. So excited to be a Father. Words can't describe the feeling. You live your life not ever really knowing the meaning of true love until you have a child," Ronnie wrote on Instagram. You love your Significant other, you love your family.
I have to say I understand when everyone said you'll understand " when you have a child of your own or when you become a parent.