Carney wears purple tie to promote anti-LGBT bullying effort

Celebrities participating in the Spirit Day promotion include "Jersey Shore" stars Jenni "J-Woww" Farley and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, WNBA player Brittney Griner, and musicians Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Ke$ha, according to the organization.

Carney tweeted about Spirit Day shortly after the White House press briefing.