Entertainment TV 'Jersey Shore' Alum Sammi Giancola Celebrates Her 1-Year Anniversary with Boyfriend Justin May "The best 365 days with you," the reality star wrote in a social media tribute to Justin May By Stephanie Wenger Stephanie Wenger Instagram Twitter Stephanie Wenger is a TV Writer/Reporter at PEOPLE. She joined the brand in 2021 as digital news writer, spanning across the site's verticals. She previously contributed to E! Online, HollywoodLife, Discover Los Angeles, Oscar.com and Hollywood.com. She appeared on air at AfterBuzz TV. She began her journalism career as an intern at Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. She graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor's in communications and received a Master's in journalism from the University of Southern California. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 3, 2022 03:52 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Sammi Sweetheart/Instagram Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola has a reason to celebrate! On Wednesday, the Jersey Shore alum, 35, marked her one-year anniversary with boyfriend Justin May. In a sweet Instagram post, Giancola shared several photos of the couple's adventures over the past year, from hanging out poolside to sharing sweet treats together. "The best 365 days with you ♥️" she captioned the carousel of images. Sammi Giancola Introduces New Boyfriend Justin May in Cozy Thanksgiving Instagram Post May also posted a series of Instagram photos in honor of their anniversary, including a snap of him giving his girlfriend a kiss on her cheek. "It's been an amazing year ❤️ @sammisweetheart," he wrote. Giancola replied in the comment section, sharing, "❤️ Love youu" Sammi Giancola Confirms Split from Fiancé Christian Biscardi, Says She's Single and Happy The reality star first introduced her boyfriend on social media in November as they celebrated Thanksgiving together. "Happy Thanksgiving," she captioned the image, which was shared on Twitter. In the photo, Giancola was seen smiling as she stood beside May and held his hand. The relationship news came months after she ended her two-year engagement with ex Christian Biscardi. Sammi Giancola Goes Ringless at New Jersey Store Opening amid Christian Biscardi Split Rumors Giancola appeared in Jersey Shore during its original run from 2009-2012, which chronicled her on and off relationship with ex Ronnie Ortiz-Magro. The two dated for several years before breaking up for good in 2016. While her former castmates have continued to appear on Jersey Shore Family Vacation for five seasons, Giancola has not yet appeared on the MTV spinoff. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free weekly newsletter to get the biggest news of the week delivered to your inbox every Friday. MTV. During an interview on the Everything Iconic with Danny Pellegrino podcast in January, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi revealed the Jersey Shore cast tried to convince Giancola to return to the show. "All of us girls texted her like, 'Listen! Ronnie isn't on the show right now. You should definitely come on even if it's just a girls dinner — just with us and catch up,'" Snooki said, per E! News. "She's just like, 'No. I'm good.' She wants nothing to do with the show." Snooki added: "There's literally nothing we can do. We all tried. She doesn't care about [money]."