'Kumar' Robbed at Gunpoint

Actor Kal Penn wasn't hurt in DC incident
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 20, 2010 2:00 PM CDT
'Kumar' Robbed at Gunpoint
In this image provided by New Line Cinema, John Cho, left, and Kal Penn, are shown in a scene from "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay."   (AP Photo/New Line Cinema, Jaimie Trueblood)

Actor Kal Penn—much better known as "Kumar" from the Harold and Kumar flicks—was robbed at gunpoint this morning in Washington, DC, reports TMZ. The incident happened as he was walking around 1:20am. He was unhurt. Penn has been in DC working for the Obama administration of late, but he's reportedly on his way out to resume his film career.
(More Kal Penn stories.)

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