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Taylor Swift’s ex boyfriend enlists as soldier in Ukraine war!

Conor Kennedy - the son of Robert F. Kennedy Jr and ex boyfriend of pop megastar Taylor Swift - has revealed that he has been secretly fighting against Russia in Ukraine and was “willing to die there”.
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Conor Kennedy – the son of Robert F. Kennedy Jr and ex-boyfriend of pop megastar Taylor Swift – has revealed that he has been secretly fighting against Russia in Ukraine and was “willing to die there”.

The now 28-year-old grandson of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy dated Swift for just two months in 2012 before they broke up, sources telling Radar Online that Swift came on “way too serious, way too fast”. 

Though Swift has never confirmed it, her bestselling songs Begin Again, Starlight, and Everything Has Changed are all rumoured to be about her former beau. 

Their relationship may have not lasted long, Swift fans will always have the ballads to remember them by.

In the decade since their breakup, Kennedy has kept a relatively low profile, which was why it was such a shock to followers when he admitted to signing up as a soldier to fight in a war oceans away. 

“I was deeply moved by what I saw was happening in Ukraine over the past year. I wanted to help. When I heard about Ukraine’s International Legion, I knew I was going, and I went to the embassy to enlist the next day,” Kennedy said. 

“Every day, someone there sacrifices everything for a lasting peace. They can’t be asked to act alone”. 

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy set up the International Legion in February, asking foreigners to help fight Russia. According to a report, 20,000 people from 52 countries signed up within a week.

In a surprising Instagram statement, Kennedy revealed he was
tement, Kennedy revealed he was “willing to die” fighting for the people of Ukraine. (Credit: Instagram)

According to Kennedy, his decision to fight was based on his love of democracy, trading in his luxurious life in the Hamptons for the trenches of Ukraine, not telling anyone he fought with his real identity. 

“My time in Ukraine wasn’t long but I saw a lot and I felt a lot,” he posted. 

“I liked being a soldier, more than I had expected. It is scary. But life is simple, and the rewards for finding courage and doing good are substantial.”

“The people I met were the bravest I have ever known,” he writes. “My fellow legionnaires — who came from different countries, backgrounds, and ideologies — are true freedom fighters. As are the citizens I knew, many of whom have lost everything in their long struggle against oligarchy, and toward a democratic system. They know this isn’t a war between equals, it’s a revolution.”

Kennedy did not reveal how long he spent fighting in the war-torn country, but it seems for now he has returned home safely to the USA.

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