Kal Penn, cinema's Kumar and the White House's associate director of the Office of Public Engagement, has had quite a career. After years of smoking weed on screen, he actually got to work for the president. He even once got stabbed in the eye by Cheryl Hines on an episode of MasterChef. He's something else.
But now that he's at the top of his game, he's sharing some memories from his first few years in Hollywood, trying out for roles such as Foreign Student and "Gandhi Lookalike." Wait, what?
Yup, like so many Indian-American actors, Penn spent many years auditioning for stereotypical Indian roles and arguing with producers about whether he had to do an accent. Now, he's sharing these scripts on Twitter, and yeeeeeesh.
Check 'em out: