Kal Penn Returns To White House
November 16, 2010
(ChattahBox Celebrity News) – Actor Kal Penn is back in the White House. Penn who plays Kumar in the “Harold and Kumar” film series went to work on Monday at the Office of Public Engagement as an associate director, ABC News reports. Penn “will be the point person for those in the Arts, Youth, and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities,” a spokesman said.
Penn, who goes by his birth name, Kalpen Modi, outside of Hollywood, left the television show “House” to join the Obama White House in April 2009 as a liaison to the Asian American and arts communities. He went on hiatus to honor a previous commitment to film a Christmas-themed “Harold and Kumar” 3rd installment.