HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Cleopatra of the Potomac

What’s it like to be a Senator’s wife? If you’re the glamorous movie star Elizabeth Taylor, it’s not all about chichi parties and schmoozing.[IMGCAP(1)]Taylor spent evenings during her marriage to former Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) eating chili and ice cream straight from a refrigerator in the bedroom of their Georgetown mansion, writes William Mann in his new <a href="http://www.amazon.com/How-Movie-Star-Elizabeth-Hollywood/dp/0547134649/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1257519546&sr=1-1" target="_blank">biography of the screen queen</a>.Warner and Taylor’s union isn’t the meat of the book (he was, after all, her seventh husband — or sixth, since she married and divorced actor Richard Burton twice), but it does provide a few interesting bits for Washington readers.Submit your hot tips, juicy gossip or comments <a href="/cgi-bin/udt/fdc.collector?client_id=rollcall&form_id=maileditform&link_id=261">here</a>.Can’t get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOH’s One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. <a href="/login/?els=1">Sign up here</a> — because everyone deserves more recess.