It Looks Like Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Are Back Together

Zara was spotted leaving Sam's house on Wednesday morning.

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by Lucy Smith |
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It appears Zara McDermott's efforts to win Sam Thompson back have worked, as Zara has been spotted leaving Sam's house. In photos obtained by theMailOnline, the Love Island star was pictured leaving his home on Wednesday morning (wearing an oversized purple hoodie, which looked very similar to one Sam wore to an event in April last year).

This latest development follows last week's rumours that the pair were back together. The former couple, who both star on Made in Chelsea, were seen together filming for the show on a park bench in Chelsea. They were also reportedly looking quite chummy together at a Sunday roast.

Zara, 24, had teased, in a series of cryptic social media posts, the potential of her and Sam's reunion and, in one particular Instagram Story, had even gone so far as to post, 'Love wins, love always wins'. You'll also probably remember she posted a video montage dedicated to Sam on Instagram to try and win his trust back.

It was revealed on MIC last month that Zara had cheated on Sam during a stint on the X Factor with Brahim Fouradi. Zara broke down in the scene (with co-stars Jamie Laing and Sophie Habboo) and fans accused her of fake crying.

The model has also taken to social media to address claims that she may or may not be starring in the next season of MIC. Posting on her Instagram Story, she wrote, 'Just to clear things up - I have NOT confirmed I'm going to be on Made In Chelsea next year... all I said was that today was the last day of filming for this series and next series starts filming next year. I have NOT confirmed that I'm going to be a part of that.'

In a subsequent post, Zara also told followers that it doesn't mean she won't be in the next series either...

Ok, so what do you want us to think, Zara?

'I didn't want the press to write a million articles saying, 'Zara quits MIC amid drama,' and all that s**t, so that's why I said I'm not quitting. Lol. It was simply the last day of filming this series today. That is ALL,' she posted on the 'gram.

READ MORE: How Did Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Go From Relationship Goals To Social Media Drama?

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Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

Like all good modern romances, this one started online. Sam and Zara met through Instagram, with the former Love Islander sliding into Sam's DMs. Both Sam and Zara were fresh out of relationships, with Zara splitting from Love Island's Adam Collard and Sophie Habboo dumping Sam.

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

However, it was in May 2019 that Sam confirmed the two were an item. Though lots of people had already thought as much, with Zara leaving a few cute comments on Sam's Instagram pictures. Another massive giveaway were paparazzi pictures of the pair holding hands.

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

And then, a few months later in August, it was revealed Sam - who had dropped out of Made In Chelsea after splitting with Habbs - was returning to MIC to have a showdown with Jamie Laing who started dating his ex Habbs. It was all very dramatic. So far, so Chelsea. But it meant that Sam introduced Zara to the show - and she quickly became a regular. It fair to say she didn't get along too well with Sam's ex, Tiff Watson, either. (Remember when Sam accidentally told Tiff she was the best thing that ever happened to him?)

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

The couple continued to be very, very loved up on social media and our reality TV couple goals. And, get this, Sam even told Celebs Go Dating coach Paul C Brunson that he was ready to propose by the end of the year.

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

However, it all went wrong in September, with our hearts breaking when it was reported that the couple had called it quits. Then there were reports that Zara had cheated on Sam during her time on Celebrity X Factor with a music exec. She then admitted the whole thing on Instagram, writing: 'A huge mistake I made a year ago has recently come to light and I want to face this head on. I don't condone being unfaithful and I made a huge mistake at a time in my life where I was hugely selfish and immature. I believe I have learnt so much from my mistake. I want to apologise to my Sam for everything I have put him through, for the pain, the embarrassment, the anger and the hurt.'

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

Despite Sam not responding to the public apology, this didn't stop Zara from then posting a video montage on Instagram which she dedicated to the 'love of [her] life'. You can watch it here.

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

In October, the split finally aired on Made in Chelsea. At a lunch with Habbs, Jamie and Ruby Adler, the Love Island star Zara admitted she cheated on Sam during her time on Celebrity X Factor last year. The confession didn't go down well with Jamie, who then stormed out to show his loyalty to Sam (even though Jamie is kind of famous for cheating on his girlfriends - but whatever).Later in the episode, she begged him for forgiveness, in a scene where they were both sat on a park bench. (And while Zara sounded and looked very tearful, it didn't go unnoticed by fans that no tears were actually shed.) We also learn that she Zara didn't just cheat once either, as Sam called her 'seedy' for 'consistently shagging' behind his back. Yikes.After the airing, Zara posted one of those 'quotes against the sky' posts on her Instagram Stories, which read: 'Love wins, love always wins.'

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CREDIT: Channel 4

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

After the split aired, Sam also hinted who Zara cheated with. It's long been alleged that the man in question is music exec Brahim Fouradi, and taking to Twitter, Sam liked a tweet featuring a picture of Brahim with the caption: 'You lot mean to tell me she cheated on Sam with THIS nah guys I'm logging off . Zara your taking the ps. #MadeInChelsea.' Yikes.He also liked another tweet showing support for his ex. 'Yes, Zara made a mistake,' the tweet read. 'A big one. But damn — can we not pile on someone who's young and happens to be messing up in the public eye? Have we not learnt anything? Humans fuck up. That's what we do. Let her live in peace as she figures this shit out for herself.'

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CREDIT: Instagram / Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

It all got a bit messy (literally) when Sam mocked the split, by uploading an advert for Nando's where he dubbed the scenes from Made In Chelsea. It was hastily deleted, with Sam later saying Zara knew about the clip before it was uploaded.

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

Zara really confused her fans at the end of October by posting this image on Instagram, with the caption: "I choose you. And I'll choose you over and over. Without pause, without a doubt, in a heartbeat. I'll keep choosing you." ❤ufe0f

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CREDIT: Channel 4

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

But on Made In Chelsea, Sam refused to take Zara back (again). He might have cried after reading a handwritten letter from the former Love Islander, but it seems Sam isn't going to forgive and forget anytime soon.

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CREDIT: Instagram / Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

If you, like us, hoped there would be a silver lining to this split, and Sam would appear on Celebs Go Dating for a third time, then we have bad news for you... The star has denied he is joining the agency again. Sob. We would have loved to see him back with Paul and Anna - it could have been third time lucky.

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CREDIT: Getty

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

Eagle eyed fans noticed that Sam recently followed ex, Tiff Watson on Instagram. Tiff is currently dating footballer Cameron McGeehan, and it's clear Sam and Tiff are nothing more than good friends.

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Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

Then, on Made In Chelsea, we discovered the rumours that Sam and Zara had been hooking up during their break up were in fact true. But Sam still wasn't entirely sure whether he was going to be able to forgive and forget...

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Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

And finally, the pair are back together! Sam took Zara back during the final episode of Made In Chelsea (taking her to the park where they broke up, slightly awks).

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CREDIT: Instagram / Zara McDermott

Sam Thompson And Zara McDermott Relationship Timeline

You know what they say, there's no greater declaration of love than a tattoo! Posting on her Instagram story, Zara showed off an adorable moon and stars tattoo she got for her beau, writing: 'i love you more than the moon and the stars'.

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