Celebs Rock Purple in Honor of “Spirit Day”

E! News Correspondent Kristina Guerrero, Perez Hilton and Paulina Rubio are just a few of the celebrities rocking purple in honor of today’s nationwide “Spirit Day”— a day in which everyone is encouraged to wear purple in support of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (GLBT) youth.

Other celebs that wore purple today include, Ryan Seacrest, Alyssa Milano, Khloe Kardashian, Kate Walsh, and openly gay actor Wilson Cruz.

Viewers of daytime talk shows were also seeing purple today. For the first time—perhaps ever—all of the women on ABC’s The View wore the same color: purple, and openly gay talk show host Ellen Degeneres donned a purple outfit on her show in support of the mission to end anti-gay bullying and hate crimes. Ellen's guest, Fort Worth Councilman Joel Burns wore purple when he visted the show today (a video of Burns' heartfelt speech to his fellow lawmakers on gay teens committing suicide is popular on the web).

If you tune into E! News tonight, get ready to see purple. E! Correspondent Kristina Guerrero tells us: "E! is in total support of {Spirit Day}.  Everyone on air will be wearing purple on the show!"

Reformed bully Perez Hilton wrote the following on his website Perezhilton.com: "Today is "Spirit Day" where we remember and pay tribute to those young lives lost tragically to suicide as a result of anti-gay bullying.” Perez urged everyone to not only wear purple, but also to make their profile pictures purple on Twitter and Facebook.

Paulina Rubio must've followed Perez's advice because the popular singer turned her twitter headshot purple, and tweeted this to her followers: "Sending my love to #LGBT youth today on #SpiritDay and wearing purple on my profile pic! Get involved w/ @glaad & @noh8campaign."

Pau wasn't the only one giving her Twitter some color. Ryan Seacrest turned his twitter page violet, Lea Michelle told her Twitter followers she'd wear purple today and Khloe Kardashian's page is lilac in honor of "Spirit Day." Alyssa Milano also changed her Twitter pic to the NOH8 logo and encouraged her followers to support the cause.

Of course, it’s not just celebs who are wearing purple today—people all over the U.S are donning the color to send the message to gay youth that they’re not alone in their struggle. Which begs the question: Are you wearing purple today?

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