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It was fun while it lasted, but now it appears that the whirlwind romance between Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy is over.  A friend of Taylor’s confirms to US Weekly magazine that the two lovebirds have broken up.

“They quietly parted ways a while ago,” said the friend. “It was just a distance thing. No hard feelings. They’re fine.”

Conor, who’s 18, is still a high school student, while Taylor, who’s 22, has been jetting around the world promoting her new album Red.  “It’s been over a month since they’ve even seen each other,” dished the friend. “With her promotion for Red, she has no time off until the end of the year.”

During the couple’s brief romance, the Kennedy clan came to love Taylor, with matriarch Ethel Kennedy — the inspiration for a song on Red — even saying that she’d be happy to see her grandson married to the superstar singer. 

Another song on Red, “Everything Has Changed,” is supposedly about Conor.  How do we know?  Because for each song on the album, Taylor has capitalized certain letters in the lyrics, spelling out a secret message.  The “message” in the lyrics for that song is “HYIANNIS PORT.”  Yes, it’s spelled wrong, but that’s still the location of the Kennedy compound.

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