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Kal Penn: Bye Bye White House, Hello Hollywood…Again

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Looks like someone got fed up with politics.

Kal Penn, best known for his work in the Harold & Kumar franchise, quit acting to focus more on his government interests.

He accepted the role as Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement in 2009.

But, like a lot of guys in politics, he's flip-flopped right back into acting.

Kal will be the newest actor to star in the CBS sitcom, How I Met Your Mother, as a love interest for Robin.

The show's co-creator, Craig Thomas, told reporters:

Robin didn't do a hell of a lot of dating at all [last season]. She was more [immersed in] switching careers.

So fans of the show can probably bet on a lot of making-out for Robin.

How I Met Your Mother comes back September 19!

[Image via Jody Cortes/WENN.]

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4 comments to “Kal Penn: Bye Bye White House, Hello Hollywood…Again”

  1. 1

    Seriously Perez? This is old news. Try posting something the other entertainment sites haven't posted days ago you lazy idiot!

  2. 2

    He's quit temporarily to go back to acting before now, then he goes back to the same position. I think its just something he's allowed to do sometimes depending on his work schedule.

  3. 3

    Well, this is OLD news. Too busy partying in Australia, I guess.
    Anyway, who didn't see this coming.
    I knew he would come back to acting. Obama was nice and shiny in the beginning, but the luster has come off and the reality of politics was too much for a nice kid like Kal.
    Glad he's back. Leave politics to the politicians, Kal.

  4. 4

    Im king of getting annoyed by people' s comments of how old news are. well, that's the first time I hear about it. some people actually have a life and do not spend all of their time on Internet reading all the celebrity news the first second they appear online.