Kal Penn, Kumar, Comes Out as Gay

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Kal Penn, famed for playing Kumar in the Harold and Kumar franchise, has came out as gay.

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Kal Penn has come out as gay.


Kal Penn, the legendary Indian-American actor famed for playing Kumar has come out as gay.

Penn also announced that he is engaged to his lover of 11 years.


Penn, who was also an Obama staffer, revealed the news in an interview Sunday.

“I discovered my own sexuality relatively late in life compared to many other people.”

Penn continued:
“There’s no timeline on this stuff. People figure their s**t out at different times in their lives, so I’m glad I did when I did.”

He added that his family are very supportive and that he’s very fortunate for that.

While this is the first time Penn has publicly announced his sexuality, he admitted that he has always been open with people he met in person.

Congratulations Kal!

Now let’s hope that Kal and his partner, Josh, have the wedding they deserve!