News To Know: From White Castle To White House

Just yesterday, actor Kal Penn announced he would be leaving Hollywood for a job in President Obama's White House. You may recognize Penn from his role as Kumar in the Harold and Kumar franchise:

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(Kal Penn, Right)
He also played the role of Dr. Kutner on Fox's House:
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Penn will take on the roll of Associate Director of the White House's Public Liason Office. Lest you think the actor received special treatment in gaining this appointment, he says he filled out an online application just like thousands of other people.
This isn't the first time Penn has gone to bat for the Obama administration, he has backed the President since early in his Presidential Campaign:


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