The American lad has told fellow housemates he has found the one in boyfriend Darren Banks.
Though before he found the NHS business architect, multiple sources have revealed how he expressed an interested in Sam.
As source told Daily Star Online: “Austin reached out to Sam as soon as he left the Big Brother house in the summer of 2016.BB HUNK: Sam found fame on Big Brother in 2016
“He had just spit with husband Jake Lees so they started messaging as at the time they were both single.
“Then the middle of October Sam went to the Chloe Goodman’s cosmetic launch with Jess Hayes in London.”
However, despite enjoying the showbiz bash, the northern hunk wasn’t completely relaxed.
The source continued: “Things were a little awkward as when he got there Austin was already in the party with his new partner Darren.NEW COUPLE: Austin and Darren inside the bash SHOWBIZ PALS: Sam and Jess arrive at the bash
“They chatted a little bit but mainly kept out of each other’s way.
“Then towards the end of the night Austin came up to Sam in the foyer of Gilgamesh by the branding boards and kissed him on the lips.
“Obviously Sam was shocked as he knew Austin was no longer single and his boyfriend was in the same venue but he put it down to him simply being over friendly and having enjoyed the free bar.”PARTY TIME: Austin poses for a pic with Bianca Gascoigne inside the venue
But Austin’s fans need not worry as the CBB and reality TV star has not cheated on his new boyfriend with Sam, it was simply a quick kiss between friends that took place when Austin “planted a kiss on Sam’s lips.”
Speaking to OK! Online that night Austin confirmed he was in a relationship stating: “I’ve met somebody new.
“He is amazing and I really enjoy his company.”PARTY BOY: Sam is known for his love of a night out ROUND 2: Austin has reentered the CBB house
Meanwhile, one partygoer told Daily Star Online how Austin gushed about his new man to them.
“Austin had been drinking like the rest of us but when we started chatting he didn’t seem that drunk,” the source explained.
“He was talking about Darren and said he thought he is the ‘love of his life.'”TWO PEAS IN A POD: Sam is best friends with Charlotte Dawson
While Daily Star Online are currently awaiting comment from a rep for Sam, the Manchester lad himself admitted he has kissed Austin at some point in the past in a not so discreet tweet.
When one fan asked him if he “would get off with Austin” if he was back in the house, Sam replied: “That would be history repeating itself.”
Meanwhile, a source told Daily Star Online how Sam and Austin has been talking ever since Sam left the house in July.ADMISSION: Sam tweeted this about Austin
“I know for certain they were chatting as soon as Big Brother 2016 was over,” a Channel 5 mole revealed.
“Sam was even FaceTiming Austin during the wrap party.”
Before Marc Jacobs’ ex met Darren, he made no secret about his feelings for Charlotte Dawson’s BFF.STUNNER: Laura Carter spoke with Austin about Sam over the summer TV STINT: Laura and Austin both appeared on CBB BOTS in August
Former housemate Laura Carter told us: “I did CBB BOTS with Austin when he was single and at the time he definitely seemed interested in Sam.
“He was asking me all about him.”
A rep for Austin has declined to comment when contacted by Daily Star Online.
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