“I’m a big Taylor Swift fan,” he said, according to BuzzFeed. A laughing Price then added, “Don’t tell anybody.”

He later clarified in a tweet that he regretted implying the news was a secret, writing, "I'm proud to be a [Taylor Swift] fan!"

The lawmaker also weighed in on the 23-year-old entertainer’s dating habits, including Swift’s recent fling with Conor Kennedy, a member of the famed political dynasty: "I prayed when she started dating a Kennedy that that would end."