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Was This the World's First Taylor Swift Burglary?

By Ephrat Livni, Esq. | Last updated on

Even those of us who do not follow the many highs of Taylor Swift's career or the highs and lows of her romantic life know this -- she is not married. The young pop goddess is allegedly attached to a Scottish DJ named Calvin Harris and just celebrated her one-year dating anniversary with him. Still, recently, a different young man -- Paul Herrin, 26 -- broke into a Tennessee home claiming he was there to save his wife, Taylor Swift, according to ABC News.

Swift is always in the headlines, but this may be the first time she has been associated with an aggravated burglary. Paul Herrin, Swift's supposed savior and husband, was arrested after a Tennessee homeowner called police to complain about his claim (at least it was age-appropriate, Swift is also 26).

Swift Business

There is not much to this story besides Herrin's outrageous claim and the big trouble he faces. He allegedly knocked at the door of an unsuspecting landlord awaiting a visit from a tenant. When the homeowner opened up, expecting to receive a rent check, Paul Herrin reportedly stuck his foot in the door.

The young man then entered the house and said he had the right to search the residence because he was looking for his missing spouse, Taylor Swift. He struggled with the homeowner and was eventually pushed out the door, after which the alleged victim reported the unusual crime.

Although creative and relatively non-confrontational as burglary styles go, Herrin was nonetheless arrested and charged with aggravated burglary based on the forced entry and subsequent struggle with the unsuspecting homeowner.

Waiting in Jail

Herrin reportedly remains in custody, although a $30,000 bond is available to him. Obviously, if he really was Taylor Swift's husband, she'd have sprung him by now.

The pop goddess has been very generous to people with legal problems of late. Just two weeks ago, she gave fellow crooner, Kesha, a quarter million dollars, to help in her in a controversial suit to be free from her contract with producer "Dr. Luke."

Swift has not commented on the burglary. Perhaps because she is reportedly very busy posting images with her actual beau, celebrating their one-year anniversary on social media.

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