Taylor Swift has been pretty fascinated with the entire Kennedy clan for a while. She’s said she’s written songs about the family, and she’s always been especially taken with Ethel Kennedy, Conor’s grandmother. And, in the typical Taylor Swift dating fashion, the starlet and her boytoy are falling fast and quickly getting serious. He calls her his girlfriend.” Sounds a lot like the “Dear John” singer herself, who reportedly gets attached–and heartbroken–very quickly (see John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Lautner . The Kennedy family has been plagued by tragedy and scandals, with Conor’s own mom, Mary, committing suicide in May. Anything positive associated with an all-American girl like Taylor Swift can’t do any harm.” Taylor Swift is clearly benefiting from the match up, too: She’s getting the prestigious Kennedy Award this year, something previously bestowed upon the likes of Al Gore and Bono. Two more reasons why we like Conor Kennedy and Taylor Swift dating. ) and taller than she is (something she’s had difficulty with in the past), and two, their combined name is cute: Ta Co! We just wonder what the family may think if and when Taylor Swift writes a song about Conor later on. Our favorite Cape Cod-loving couple—22-year-old Taylor Swift and 18-year-old Conor Kennedy—have reportedly called it quits after just a few months of dating.
We're already mourning the loss of Taylor's Jackie-O fashions and the couple's sweet PDAs, so before we say goodbye forever—or Miss Swift releases a new tale-telling single ('cause you know it's a matter of if, not when)—let's take a look back at their adorable romance.
July 31, 2012: After a brief red herring in the form of a hangout session with Patrick Schwarzenegger, the songbird is first snapped looking cozy with the son of Robert Kennedy Jr.