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Kal Penn goes from White Castle to White House!

In A&E, Politics on April 8, 2009 at 12:39 pm
UCLA Alum, Kal Penn leaves Hollywood for D.C. Credit: bestweekever.tv

UCLA Alum, Kal Penn leaves Hollywood for D.C. Credit: bestweekever.tv

Kal Penn (Harold and Kumar) leaves his recurring role on the popular Fox show, “House” to work as a liason between the Obama adminisration and the Asian constituency.

White House spokesman Shin Inouye said Tuesday that the actor who had a recurring role on Fox’s TV show “House” and has starred in several movies would join the staff as an associate director in the Office of Public Liaison. His role will be to connect Obama with the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities, as well as arts groups. Read more

Kumar goes from White Castle to the White House! What a job upgrade.  The Republicans have Bobby Jindal and the Democrats now have Kal Penn…Do I see a showdown in the near future vis-à-vis 2016 elections? We’ll just have to wait and see.

Posted by Maria

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