RFK's Grandson Arrested in Aspen Bar Fight

John Conor Kennedy charged with disorderly conduct
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 30, 2016 12:08 AM CST
In this photo provided by the Aspen, Colo., Police Department, 22-year-old John Conor Kennedy is shown following his arrest for disorderly conduct.   (Photo Courtesy of the Aspen, Colo., Police Department via AP)

(Newser) – Police say a member of the Kennedy family was arrested after a bar fight in the Colorado resort town of Aspen. Police say 22-year-old John Conor Kennedy was charged with disorderly conduct in the Thursday morning scuffle, the AP reports. Kennedy is the oldest son of Robert Kennedy Jr., an environmental activist, and the grandson of Robert Kennedy. Police say Kennedy and another man were fighting in the street and rolling around on the ground when officers tried to separate them. Officers reported seeing Kennedy punch the man in the head four or five times. According to TMZ, Kennedy, who used to date Taylor Swift, told police that the fight began after the man insulted his friend with a homophobic slur. (Read more John Conor Kennedy stories.)

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