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

Posted November 6, 2009 at 10:47am

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 biography of the screen queen.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 here.Can’t get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOH’s One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here — because everyone deserves more recess.