House star Kal Penn will take a break from acting to pursue a career in politics.
Wired PR News – Actor Kal Penn is making a surprising career move after seeing substantial success in acting. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the “House” and “Harold and Kumar” films star is taking a break from acting to work with the White House.
Penn was recently hired to work with the Office of Public Liaison to assist with connecting President Barack Obama with various communities and groups. The actor supported the president during his campaign.
In the most recent episode of “House” Penn’s character took his own life, due to the actor’s departure from the show.
As noted by the AP, information on when Penn will begin his new position has not been released.
One of Penn’s most recent films was “Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.
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