After their interview with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, Twitter erupted with comments as one viewer stated: 'The sexual tension between them on this morning is mad', while another viewer asserted that there was 'so much chemistry'.
As the duo appeared on the show to discuss the E4 show, in which celebrities go on various dates with members of the public to look for love, Joey revealed he and Stephanie had been on a date and he had even bought the former Hills star a dog.
Prior to the daytime TV appearance, sources claimed the duo, who attended Tuesday night's TV Choice Awards together, were getting increasingly close while filming the show, with Joey expressing 'how much he fancies her'.
It seems along with viewers, hosts Holly and Phil were convinced the pair were a couple, when the silver-haired fox said: 'You guys looked like you were quite into each other so did a spark happen away from dating the public? Yeah so those two are definitely doing the dance with no pants #This Morning #Steph #Joey Essex...
Our current inspiration is Stephanie Pratt who was spotted rocking this super cute pink one from Pinko, which she teamed with distressed skinny jeans and a pair of silver Miu Miu flatforms. She's, like, his ideal girl but she has her guard up and doesn't give much away.
Sadly this jacket's now sold out, but follow the link on the right to shop Pinko’s current collection, then recreate the look with one of the options from our edit below, including picks from Missguided, Goldie, Zara and Pretty Little Thing. The flirting between Joey Essex and Stephanie Pratt was unreal! 'There's gotta be something going on with @stephaniepratt and @Joey Essex_ #thismorning...
And I see you scouring the Internet, looking for answers and ways to win your ex boyfriend back.
I am going to tell you how to win him back after a breakup. Put the ice cream away, shut off The Notebook and pay attention. My best bet is that you have been a bit all over the place.