Is it back on? Amy Childs out with ex-boyfriend Joe Hurlock… after splitting with him to concentrate on her career

Is it back on Amy Childs out with ex-boyfriend Joe Hurlock… after splitting with him to concentrate on her career

It has been a tough couple of weeks for former TOWIE star Amy Childs.

Her reality show was axed after just one series while The Only Way Is Essex has stormed to the top of the ratings since the 21-year-old's departure.

So perhaps the red-haired salon owner needed a bit of comfort from her ex-boyfriend Joe Hurlock, after splitting with him to concentrate on her career.

Taking comfort: Amy Childs split with Joe Hurlock to concentrate on her career

Taking comfort: Amy Childs split with Joe Hurlock to concentrate on her career

The All About Amy star famously split from her ex last July after claiming she was too busy to see her beau of nine months and wanted to concentrate on her 'professional life.'

But it seems the young reality star may have fallen back into his arms as they left a restaurant in Essex together yesterday.

When the pair split Amy told OK! magazine she was 'really upset' as he was 'The One'.

She told the magazine: 'I'm really upset but I think it was the right decision.

Left together: The pair were seen leaving an Essex restaurant together... wonder what they chatted about over dinner

Left together: The pair were seen leaving an Essex restaurant together… wonder what they chatted about over dinner

'I'm so busy, and at one point I just didn't see Joe, so we didn't have anything in common. It started going downhill after my 21st birthday.

'We were arguing and I turned round and said, “We're arguing all the time, is it working” He was really upset about that but it really wasn't.'

However, Amy denied the split had anything to do with pictures of her and footballer Jack Cork leaving a nightclub.
Split: Amy Childs has revealed she has split from boyfriend Joe Hurlock
Happier times: Amy Childs and Joe Hurlock last year before her split

And when asked if she had ever cheated on Joe, Amy replied: 'I haven't and I've never asked Joe if he has but he's so trustworthy.

Amy also revealed she had thought she would be with Joe forever, adding: 'My family loved him and we were happy. I thought he could be The One.'

She said: 'I want to enjoy myself and concentrate on my career. I was with Joe when I joined TOWIE, so I want to be with the girls now and have a good laugh.'

'I didn't cheat': But Joe wasn't too impressed with this photo of Amy leaving a Marbella nightclub with footballer Jack Cork

'I didn't cheat': But Joe wasn't too impressed with this photo of Amy leaving a Marbella nightclub with footballer Jack Cork

Amy previously revealed her relationship with Joe was going through ' a rough patch' after the pictures of her and Cork first emerged.

She said: 'We’re going through a bit of a rough patch. It’s hard for Joe because he isn’t famous.

'And I’m linked to a different bloke every week – Olly Murs, Peter Andre, Arg. It’s hard for him.

'Joe is really annoyed at the moment. He’s upset about those pictures with the footballer. I don’t blame him either – they make me look bad.

'But, hand on my heart, I never cheated on him.'