Hollywood superstar and adviser to President Obama, Kal Penn, is not very happy with American Airlines and a gate agent named “Valerie” who had the temerity to tell Penn his carry-on bag would need to be checked unless he removed some of the clothing in the bag to make it smaller:

He’s an expert, Valerie.

OK, it does sound silly that this was the solution to an over-sized bag, but then Penn went and got crude:

So now Penn is making sex jokes? Classy.

Eventually, Penn just put his clothes back in his carry-on bag once he was out of the watchful eye of the gate attendant, ending his crisis:

Exit question: Why is a powerful Hollywood actor and White House insider giving a gate agent a hard time while she works on a Sunday night during a holiday weekend?

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