Taylor Swift really did buy property next to the Kennedy compound

Within a month into Taylor Swift’s romance with 18-year-old Conor Kennedy, there were widespread reports that Swifty was contemplating a major real estate purchase close to the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port. Various sources and sites claimed that Swifty was closing in a property that was practically across the street from the Kennedy compound, and that Swifty was doing it all for love. Then, a few months later, there was a weird back-tracking in the press, with oddly-worded denials claiming that Swifty was not purchasing any property. I assumed that maybe she didn’t get the price she wanted, or maybe she was just having a rare moment of maturity. Turns out, not so much. Ethel Kennedy (Conor’s grandmother, widow of RFK) spoke to WENN yesterday, and Ethel let it slip that Swifty was really and truly buying a neighboring property. And then some:

Kennedy family matriarch ETHEL KENNEDY has confirmed her grandson Conor’s girlfriend TAYLOR SWIFT is moving into the family’s Hyannis Port neighbourhood in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The country star fell in love with the area while vacationing with her new beau this summer (2012) and recent reports suggested she plans on moving there after purchasing a new home near the Kennedy family compound.

Reports suggested she purchased a beach mansion located opposite Ethel’s home in August (12) – and now the Kennedy clan favourite has confirmed she’s thrilled to have Swift as a neighbour.

She tells WENN, “I’m happy that we’ll be neighbours. I’m thrilled.”

Sources suggest Swift hopes to spend more time around the Kennedys over Thanksgiving in November (12) – and Ethel admits the Love Story singer is always welcome, because she’s a big hit among Conor’s relatives.

She adds, “She is just spectacular; she is just sensational… She’s very kind. You know what she really is? She’s game. She had never sailed before, she sailed; she had never gone dragging before, she dragged… She played everything that everyone else was doing (with) no fuss.”

And she’s not surprised her grandson has fallen in love with Swift, adding, “How could you not? I think the world has.”

[From WENN]

Oh, Ethel. She’s been buttered up by professional brown-noser Swifty, who apparently has never met a grandmother she couldn’t charm. It must be the ponytails and the red lips and the polka dots and the antiquing. Swifty is straight out of the 1950s. I would definitely be more interested in knowing the true feelings of Maria Shriver and some of the more astute Kennedy women, the women who protect the Kennedy nest like hawks. I’m sure Swifty is “game”. Game for being a Kennedy bride. Ugh.

Photos courtesy of WENN.

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  1. dorothy says:

    I always bought houses next to my boyfriends too. It’s just what women do. No, it doesn’t make the men fell pressured or stalked. It doesn’t I tell you! I’m not crazy, I’m not crazy!!!!

  2. Charlotte says:

    Isn’t that what LeAnn did to Eddie Cibrian when she was gung-ho stalking/wooing (in her mind) him?

    • nomorerimes says:

      My thoughts exactly! These “child” singers really seem so immature mentally and emotionally even though they are in their 20′s–LR just 30! They seem so desperate for “love”! At least Connor is single and available–unlike Eddie!

      • Veruca says:

        Yes, but he’s a boy in high school.

        Still an ‘ew’ factor there — just not the same kind.

        I truly think she’s nuts.

  3. marie says:

    the crazy is deep in that one..

  4. T.C. says:

    I knew this story was true. Her stans tried to deny it. LMAO.

  5. Kate says:

    Stupid question from an unsophisticated rube living in Swifty’s home state of Tennessee: What is “dragging”?

  6. Shitler says:

    Now I’m really curious to see what Conor looks like. I’ve never seen a close-up of his face before.

  7. bettyrose says:

    Is that Conor in the red shorts? Gawd, he’s a little boy. I mean, he’s perfectly appropriate for his age. Some people are old souls, you know, and maybe more appropriate to date someone older. I don’t get that vibe from this kid.

  8. Isa says:

    Remember Lindsay Lohan buying a house next to Samantha Ronson? Ok, it’s not so creepy since they’re still dating, but it’s still weird.

    • Elizabeth says:

      Lindsay rented a house next to Ronson AFTER they had broken up. Next to as in “I can see into your terrace from my terrace”. Very weird.

      • Isa says:

        Yeah, I should have been clearer. I meant that the Swift-Kennedy situation is less creepy since they are still together.

  9. Skins says:

    Stalk much Swifty?

  10. Chelley says:

    That’s pretty drastic for someone who has been dating their significant other for a short period of time. What if she breaks up with him? Wouldn’t it be super awkward if she went to that house and had to see her ex’s mansion? I mean she could always sell it but that would be a waste…

  11. Belle Epoch says:

    Some people throw a rope behind their sailboats and drag you along in the water. That seems like a Kennedy type thing to do.

    • Erinn says:

      AH! My boyfriends family does that, and ties tubes to their boats too. I’ve just never heard it be called dragging before. Makes sense.

  12. EmmaStoneWannabe says:

    Old news..yawn..

  13. Birdix says:

    I wonder if she tried to enroll in his high school, too?

  14. Lenna says:

    I had read somewhere, I can’t recall where, that she was buying the house as a favor to the Kennedy’s because the owner was not willing to sell it to the Kennedy’s…they’ve been trying to purchase it for years, but there’s bad blood. So I wouldn’t be surprised if Swift turns around and sells it to the Kennedy’s…at least eventually.

    • MoxyLady007 says:

      This is what I am thinking too. It makes sense.

    • Elizabeth says:

      Naaaaah. Swifty is moving her teddy bear collection and everything in as we speak. I think the house is for her, not anyone else. Still, I hear Cape Cod IS lovely. I’d like to have a house there regardless.

  15. aims says:

    Release the hounds!!!!! Crazy moved next door. Make sure you close the blinds, because there’s an obsessed, blonde, overrated Singer out in your Hood.

  16. TheOneAndOnlyOnly says:

    Good ones birdix and aimes – she is living in her own little delusional world – thing is she is so manufactured and contrived that when her piece of crappy fluff drops next week, she’ll present her sparkly fairy dust persona to her tweener fans and her creepy entitled narcissistic behavior will be forgotten – Taylor Swift Inc. has the game plan down pat I’ll give her that since anyone with any taste can’t have any use for her music.

  17. lucy2 says:

    Well, now when they break up she’ll be able to write a song about him AND trying to sell a house in a buyer’s market!

    The whole thing just seems creepy.

  18. Izzy says:

    Aaaaand…. cue the strains of the theme from “Psycho”!

  19. the original bellaluna says:

    Oh dear. When this ends, her implosion will be SPECTACULAR.

    • Veruca says:

      *Orders case of popcorn & several cases of wine (no cracktinis — this isn’t LL)*

      As long as she doesn’t physically hurt anyone, it should be quite a show.

      If she keeps up at this rate, what will she be like in 15 years?


  20. MerryHappy says:

    Snark snark snark. Snicker snicker snicker.
    i still like my swifty, and i like her even more and feel the need to voice it now that the media has decided to turn against her.
    The mass reaction really reminds me of the eulogy scene in Julius Cesar.

    • LeslieM says:

      Ethal likes her. That’s a very big seal of approval. I love the was she dresses. I hope she has lots of fun in her new diggs. Lucky her.

      • Steph says:

        I’ve always given Ethel a pass and admire her…but she doesn’t need to encourage this nonsense. Just let it burn itself out.

    • LeslieM says:

      Ethal likes her. That’s a very big seal of approval. I love the way she dresses. I hope she has lots of fun in her new diggs. Lucky her.

    • jaye says:

      LOL! That’s maybe a bit of a melodramatic overstatement. It’s really not that serious.

  21. daisy says: