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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