22-year-old singer Taylor Swift has certainly been around the dating pool since she first got into the business. Swift has been with the likes of Taylor Lautner to John Mayer to Jake Gyllenhaal. But it seems that now in her new relationship with 18-year-old Conor Kennedy Swift is a cougar!
“Their romance became quite public on July 25 — just a day after Conor’s 18th birthday — with a hand-holding pizza outing in his hometown of Mount Kisco, NY,” a source close to the couple tells People Magazine via The New York Post. Since Conor only turned 18 last month there are rumors that Swift started dating the boy when he was only 17! – yes 17!!!
The age difference alone is enough – even if the roles were reversed and we saw a 22-year-old man with a just turned 18-year-old teenager. But let’s add to this equation that this isn’t a normal teenager, it is a Kennedy. A Kennedy that just dealt with the death of his mother, Mary Kennedy, who killed herself earlier this year. I’m sorry but this just seems wrong in a lot of ways.
A source reveals to The New York Post: “They’ve already said, ‘I love you.’” However, a rep for Swift insisted, “This is not true.” Whether or not this true I just want scream at her “GET OUT WHILE YOU CAN!!!” Has Taylor never heard of the Kennedy family curse? The track record for this family is not good. Not at all. So many young deaths, suicides, etc. Maybe Conor is thinking he can be the one to break the curse with his new, older girlfriend. Because let’s face it, if the relationship doesn’t end up working out, there will be a song about them that puts Conor as the bad guy, and regardless of what will happen, he is not a bad guy, just a teenager. When I was 18 I too thought I knew everything there was to know about life, but I know now how damn wrong I was.
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