Kal Penn raises over $500K for Syrian refugees in response to bigoted Instagram comment

Kal Penn has perfectly trolled a troll.

On Saturday, January 28th, the actor and political activist tweeted a screenshot of a hateful comment he’d received on Instagram. “...Because you don’t belong in this country you fucking joke,” it read. As a response Penn created a fundraising page to collect $2,500 for Syrian refugees. Penn titled the campaign “Donating to Syrian Refugees in the name of the dude who said I don’t belong in America.”

In two days, donors have contributed...

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