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‘Harold & Kumar’ actor Kal Penn comes out as gay

Kal Penn
Kal Penn, from the cast of “Sunnyside,” attends the NBC 2019/2020 Upfront at The Four Seasons New York on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Actor, writer and producer Kal Penn has revealed he is engaged to married to his partner, Josh, after 11 years together.

The Namesake star added that he felt “very supported” when he told his parents.

The 44-year-old “Harold & Kumar” actor discussed his relationship in his new book, “You Can’t Be Serious.”

Penn told People Magazine he discovered his sexual orientation later in his life.

He also spent two years working in the White House for the Barack Obama administration.

Penn is the star of House, Designated Survivor, the Harold and Kumar fil series. He has also been featured in brief roles in sitcoms like The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother.

Penn is a creative powerhouse who has found the courage to share his true self with world, and the world has embraced him fully.

The book was released on Tuesday.