Venus's Jet Scare; Del Toro's Wrist

updated 07/11/2001 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/11/2001 01:00PM

LANDING: A British Airways jet carrying Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, 21, and 130 other passengers to Milan, Italy, on Tuesday was forced to turn back to London after pilots detected a "funny smell" in the cockpit, say reports. The odor turned out to be oil. No one was injured . . . HEALING: Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro, 34, who broke his wrist June 14 while doing his own stunt on the Portland, Ore., set of "The Hunted," pointed to his sling on Wednesday and said to reporters, "I have to have this on at least four weeks. After that, there is rehabilitation, then I can restart filming." The Puerto-Rican born hunk was in Cuba this week for a screening of "Traffic" . . . SUING: Richard Rosner, a former "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" contestant, has sued producers and ABC, hoping to return to the game show after he missed what he alleges was a faulty $16,000 question. If he is not allowed to come back, he wants damages of more than $1 million in a Superior Court lawsuit filed Tuesday. The question Rosner missed: "What capital city is located at the highest altitude above sea level?" Correct answer: La Paz, Bolivia, but Rosner says that was not one of the four choices offered . . . SELLING: Tom Selleck, 56, who costarred with the Hawaiian Islands on TV's "Magnum, P.I." in the '80s, has put his three-bedroom, three-bathroom house in Oahu on the market, according to the Honolulu Board of Realtors' listing service. Asking price is $2.7 million. "He just wasn't using the house at all," the actor's business manager told the Associated Press. "He couldn't see getting over there too often in the next two years." Selleck opens on Broadway on Wednesday in a revival of the comedy "A Thousand Clowns."

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