The former couple, who are both 23, have reportedly grown close again following Sam's recent diagnosis with Crohn's disease.
According to The Sun, the pair have become "closer than ever".
A source tells the newspaper: "Joey was devastated when he heard about Sam's condition and instantly wanted to be there for her."
Despite their messy and very public break-up last year, the pair continued to care for one another - even after Joey left TOWIE to take part in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!
During his time in the Australian jungle, Joey fell for model Amy Willerton who he dating briefly after the show ended.
In January, Sam bonded with Made In Chelsea star Ollie Locke in the Celebrity Big Brother house.
Ollie made his romantic feelings towards Sam very clear, while Sam remained more coy but admitted she WOULD go on a date with Ollie if he asked...
Neither Joey nor Sam have commented on the story, and they have not been spotted publicly together since December.
Watch this space!
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