Mary Kennedy

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Mary Kennedy Begged RFK for Help Before Suicide

Details of final days revealed

(Newser) - The day before she committed suicide, Mary Richardson Kennedy told estranged husband Robert Kennedy Jr. that "she was sorry for everything," RFK Jr. told police. "She said I was right about everything, and everything was her fault. She then told me she needed me to take care... More »

Taylor Swift Canoodling With a New Kennedy

Spends the weekend with RFK's grandson Conor Kennedy

(Newser) - We knew Taylor Swift had gotten herself involved with the Kennedy clan , but it turns out it's not Patrick Schwarzenegger she's dating—it's Conor Kennedy. The pair spent a weekend together at the Kennedys' Hyannis Port compound, and witnesses spotted them cuddling, kissing, and jumping together on... More »

Mary Kennedy Reburied Away From Kennedys

And best friend Kerry Kennedy charged with DUI

(Newser) - Mary Kennedy didn't get to rest in peace for long: The coffin of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife was dug up earlier this month and moved to a new site some 700 feet away, reports the AP , and RFK Jr. apparently requested the move. Mary Kennedy,... More »

Mary Kennedy on Antidepressants, But Sober at Death

Autopsy finds 3 antidepressants in Kennedy's blood

(Newser) - Mary Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife who committed suicide in May , had three kinds of antidepressants in her system at the time of her death, but no alcohol, according to a toxicology report released yesterday. The medical examiner found Trazodone, Desmethylvenlafaxine, and Venlafaxine in Kennedy's... More »

RFK Jr: Mary Slugged Me, Ran Over Family Dog

She repeatedly vowed suicide, says affidavit obtained by Newsweek

(Newser) - A harrowing divorce affidavit by RFK Jr. obtained by Newsweek paints a chilling portrait of life with suicidal Mary Kennedy that included physical abuse, repeated suicide threats, stealing from a child from Bobby's previous marriage, and running over the family dog. In addition, Newsweek discovers that Mary was diagnosed... More »

Kennedys Reveal Depths of Mary's Depression

'She was in a lot of agony for a lot of her life,' RFK Jr. says

(Newser) - Friends and relatives of Mary Kennedy have opened up about the depression she struggled with for many years. They describe Kennedy, who hanged herself at her Westchester home this week , as a friendly, generous woman, but one who was fighting a tough battle against depression, and who had spoken of... More »

'Lost, Alone' Mary Kennedy Hanged Herself

4 children were away when her body was found in barn

(Newser) - Robert Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife was a "lost, alone" woman who ended her life at the end of a noose in a suicide in her barn behind her Westchester home, reports the New York Daily News . The body of Mary Kennedy, 52, the mom of four children... More »

RFK Jr.'s Wife Busted for DUI—Again

Mary Kennedy was allegedly on drugs this time

(Newser) - Three months after her drunk driving arrest, Mary Richardson Kennedy has been charged again with driving under the influence—of prescription drugs, this time. The soon-to-be-ex-wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. had her license suspended a month ago following her May 15 DUI arrest , but was allowed to drive in... More »

RFK Jr. Divorcing DWI-Charged Wife

Alleged drunk driving came three days after filing

(Newser) - Mary Kennedy’s May 15 DWI arrest didn’t come out of nowhere: Turns out her husband, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., had filed for divorce on May 12. Rumors of marriage trouble came bubbling to the surface soon after the DWI; police had been called to the couple’s New... More »

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