More Sites
Make The FIX your homepage

Taylor Swift's ex Conor Kennedy arrested at White House protest

Conor Kennedy and Taylor Swift
Getty
18-year-old student Conor Kennedy, who dated ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ singer Taylor Swift last year, was taken into custody on Wednesday, along with his father Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and actress Daryl Hannah, for protesting with the environmental group Sierra Club.

The direct decedents of former president John F. Kennedy are longtime activists and were in Washington D.C. to fight against a proposed tar sands pipeline between the USA and Canada that could have dramatic environmental effects such as oil spills and other forms of pollution.

Let's put it this way, if Captain Planet were still around, he'd be super peeved.


Hauled away in handcuffs: Actress Darryl Hannah is arrested while Conor Kennedy and father Robert F. Kennedy Jr. look on. Image: Getty

Their arrests were three of almost fifty made that day, including civil rights leader Julian Bond and NASA climate scientist James Hansen.

A press release said: "After being taken away from the White House in handcuffs, both Kennedys were driven to a Park Police station and released after paying a fine."

Taylor Swift's lovers and the songs they inspired.

advertisement
Most Popular Stories
Shane Warne reveals reason he split from former Playboy model54115Shane Warne reveals reason he split from former Playboy model WATCH: Did Kim Kardashian West accidentally reveal she's pregnant again during interview? 53842WATCH: Did Kim Kardashian West accidentally reveal she's pregnant again during interview? Kate Moss shoves Mel B and then gives her the finger at celeb party30911Kate Moss shoves Mel B and then gives her the finger at celeb party Sophie Monk shocked by Jules Lund's naked dad: 'I can see his nuts... his plonker!'22065Sophie Monk shocked by Jules Lund's naked dad: 'I can see his nuts... his plonker!'
ninemsn: CelebrityFix Spotted
A cat photo-bombed Chrissy Teigen during a sexy selfie...
A cat photo-bombed Chrissy Teigen during a sexy selfie...