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Kal Penn Asks Hillary Clinton, how do you feel that Democrats find you ‘POLARIZING’

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Kal Penn‘s political comedy series on Freeform doesn’t hold back. Not even when the recent guest is former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Penn, who worked at the White House during the Obama Administration is funny but his questions aren’t always easy. Clinton got that on this Tuesday’s episode.

The new show, Kal Penn Approves This Message, comes from his perspective as a political strategist and former White House staffer, It is a six-episode series, that premiered Tuesday on Freeform and is touted as being non-partisan.

During the latest episode Penn says to Clinton, “when I had the chance to book you, it reminds me of several conversations I had with my friends, right, I think Secretary Clinton has agreed to join us for our show, there was a lot of pushback from Democratic friends, I know you know it’s there she might be too polarizing, do you really want a polarizing guest on an episode of this new show…”

“I was going to ask you, how that makes you feel it’s sort of like how Kumail Nanjiani, getting all the acting jobs now that he’s really ripped…is that frustrating or is it exhausting?”

Hillary taken a bit back by the question, responded “Now, why am I polarizing? Well, I’m a really pushy woman when you come to think about it.”

As stated in news reports Penn’s show explores “issues relevant to Millennial and Gen Z voters — including education, health care, and climate change — in an attempt to boost turnout this November.”

Watch the whole interview below…

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Boston Celtics Player Legally Changing Name to ‘Enes Kanter Freedom’ to Celebrate U.S. Citizenship

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Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is celebrating becoming a U.S. citizen in an incredible way. The 29-year-old athlete from Turkey is having his citizenship oath ceremony Monday, and will legally change his name to Enes Kanter Freedom.

Kanter is an outspoken human rights advocate who had his Turkish passport revoked in 2017 after he criticized Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Mediaite reports “he has also criticized NBA stars Michael Jordan and LeBron James for not doing enough to help the Black community and not speaking out against exploitative labor practices in China respectively.”

Celtics head coach Ime Udoka told the Boston Globe the team is “all for” the player’s name change. Kanter’s manager says the player will complete his legal name change to have Kanter become his middle name and Freedom be his new last name at Monday’s ceremony.

“We congratulated him as a group for getting his American citizenship last week,” Udoka said. “That’s who Enes is, we’re proud of him. Enes is who he is. He’s passionate about his stances and the name change; you look at [Ron] Artest [who changed his name to Metta Sandiford-Artest in the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak] and guys that have done it in the past. It’s something he wants to express and we’re all for it.”

Kanter has already changed his official Twitter account to Enes Kanter FREEDOM with his new last name in all caps. Freedom made waves when he tweeted the following on November 18: Money over Morals for the ‘King’. Sad & disgusting how these athletes pretend they care about social justice. They really do ‘shut up & dribble’ when Big Boss [inserted Chinese flag] says so. Did you educate yourself about the slave labor that made your shoes or is that not part of your research?”

The tweet included photos of basketball shoes he wore painted with human rights depictions and phrases such as “hey still researching and getting educated?” as well as “I am informed and educated on the situation.”

The statement is with regard to his criticism of LeBron James’ partnership with Nike. “Nike remains one of the NBA’s biggest sponsors as both organizations feed off their partnerships with China” reports Mediaite. Kanter Freedom also made an offer to take Michael Jordan and Nike co-founder Phil Knight to China in order for the men to “visit these slave labor camps and you can see it with your own eyes.”

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