Breakout reality star Honey Boo Boo will be wearing her finest purple for #SpiritDay tomorrow, as first reported by Marc Malkin at E! News. And she'll be joined by Uncle Poodle!
"We've always supported gay people, even long before the show started," Mama June told E! Online. "We didn't just do it because we have the show. Some people are kind of scared—what you'd call homophobes—but everyone knew Sugar Bear had a gay brother. It's not a big deal."
Honey Boo Boo joins other Spirit Day participants including all professionals sports leagues such as the NBA and Major League Baseball, the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign and Vegas strip, MTV, and celebrities including Ricky Martin and Reba McEntire! Additional TLC stars, including Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis from DC Cupcakes, stars of The Little Couple Bill Klein and Jen Arnold, Theresa Caputo of The Long Island Medium, and Monte Durham and Lori Allen from Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta Check out all of our participants now! Check out all of our participants now!
You can also get involved by downloading GLAAD’s Spirit Day resource kit, which contains tools to help turn your community purple in a stand against bullying. Spirit Day participants can also spread the word by telling their friends that they’re going purple on 10/19. Or, you can text PURPLE to 80888 to donate $5 to support the important work GLAAD,GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day to end bullying and support LGBT youth.
Nothing to wear? Visit American Apparel's official Spirit Day store and look good while giving! Use discount code SPIRIT at check out for an exclusive 10% Spirit Day savings. From 10/12 - 10/19, American Apparel will also donate 10% of all purple proceeds to GLAAD.