“When she and Conor first got together,” over the summer, “Taylor couldn't have been more respectful.” RELATED: RORY KENNEDY'S 'ETHEL' GIVES RARE GLIMPSES INTO THE CHARACTER OF FAMOUS CLAN'S MATRIARCH Now Swift is defending herself to the family matriarch — and everyone else — against accusations that she crashed Ethel cousin Kyle Kennedy’s wedding in August, upstaged the bride and infuriated her potential grandmother-in-law.“I have no idea what happened there,” Swift told Rolling Stone.A member of the Kennedy clan who once dated pop starlet Taylor Swift was arrested outside an Aspen nightclub early Thursday.John Conor Kennedy, the grandson of Robert Kennedy, was allegedly involved in a scuffle outside the ritzy ski town's Bootsy Bellows nightclub at about a.m."Kennedy and I fell back onto the snow bank on the south side of (Hyman Avenue) where Kennedy attempted to pull away from me and stand up," the officer wrote in his report.
Police say Kennedy and another man were fighting in the street and rolling on the ground when officers tried to separate them.
Ethel Kennedy is so influential, Taylor Swift sought her approval to date grandson Conor Kennedy, 18 — and then begged her for forgiveness when other family members became irritated at all the attention Swift draws, sources said.
“Taylor is enthralled with Ethel and has been for a long time,” a Kennedy family snitch told the Daily News.
Since the pair began dating, Grammy winner Swift has even bought a sprawling mansion in Hyannis Port, Mass.
— right next door to Ethel’s house on the Kennedy compound.
Watch: Rosemary Kennedy Had Lobotomy to Prevent Pregnancy, Book Claims According to Kennedy, as well as his father Robert Kennedy Jr., the fight occurred after Conor demanded an apology from a group of men he claimed called his friend a homophobic slur.