Actor Kal Penn Announces Engagement to Partner Josh

Major congratulations are in order for Kal Penn. The Harold and Kumar star is engaged to his longtime partner, Josh.

The 44-year-old actor revealed the exciting news in his new book, You Can't Be Serious, and opened up about the couple’s 11-year relationship.

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“I am engaged to a man and our families will be there for the wedding,” the actor told People. “The big disagreement now is whether it's a huge wedding or a tiny wedding. I want the big a** Indian wedding. Josh, hates attention, [has said], ‘Or we could just do a quick 20-minute thing with our families and that's it.’ So we have to meet halfway in the middle.”

Penn also discussed his decision to give readers a glimpse into his personal life. He continued, “I've always been very public with everybody I've personally interacted with. Whether it's somebody that I meet at a bar, if Josh and I are out or we're talking to friends. I'm really excited to share our relationship with readers. But Josh, my partner, my parents, and my brother, four people who I'm closest to in the family, are fairly quiet. They don't love attention and shy away from the limelight.”

“Figuring out the narrative [in the book], of how to respect who they really are, with telling my story—that includes: my work life, both in Hollywood and DC, it includes my love life with Josh and how we met, it includes my parents, to the extent that I'm willing to share stories about their upbringing. So that was the most important thing for me. I wanted my story to be authentic from my perspective and told in a way that makes you feel like you really get to know me.”

Congrats, Kal. We can’t wait to read more in your book.

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