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Topic - Kal Penn
Actor and former Obama administration official Kal Penn recently voiced support for New York City's "stop and frisk" laws via Twitter — then faced swift backlash and cries of racism from his own fans.
President Obama dropped in on a meeting Monday to give a pep talk to a gathering of celebrity recruits the White House says have “expressed interest in helping spread the word about the health insurance marketplaces opening Oct. 1.”
Celebrities are flocking to Charlotte for the Democratic convention, albeit without the prop furniture that made Clint Eastwood's appearance at last week's Republican convention so talked about.
Still struggling to break through in the presidential race, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson on Tuesday rallied outside the Democratic National Convention with other critics of the federal government's war on drugs and blasted both President Obama and GOP rival Mitt Romney for ignoring the issue.
This year's Cannes Film Festival is opening with a New England accent.
Home improvement chain Lowe's plans to stick by its decision to yank its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims amid growing debate over the move.
Kal Penn remembers it like it was yesterday. The last time he was on the set of a commercial was during the previous NBA lockout in 1998. It was a Nike ad starring Samuel L. Jackson, and Mr. Penn was supposed to be one of three guys who could play basketball, but he didn't actually have any game.
"Puss in Boots" pounced on "Tower Heist" and "Harold & Kumar" at the box office.
The man convicted of robbing actor Kal Penn, who was a White House aide at the time of the crime, has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
RICHMOND (AP) — At the University of Richmond, more than 200 curious students crammed into the student commons this weekend to hear actor Kal Penn and Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine's son Nat speak passionately about Sen. Barack Obama's presidential bid.
Curtains for 'Pirate'
Curtains for 'Pirate'
He said he was the victim of a violent crime years ago and noted the incident during the exchange.
In response to one fans he wrote: "It's a good policy. Sad to see such activist judges ruling against public safety."