and revealed that his sibling said she refused to continue referring to herself as transgender after Caitlyn Jenner transitioned from a man to a woman.
Alexis reportedly told David that she wanted to be called “gender suspicious” instead.
Patricia Arquette tweeted that the iconic Bowie song played as her sibling was “breaking through the veil,” and she also dedicated T.
“After Caitlyn had her transition, she’s like, ‘I’m not transgender anymore,'” David explained. Here in a small independent film #thingsinevertoldyou 1998 directed by Spanish director @isabel.coixet I played #transgender .was the Fedex guy! I will miss him and send my love to his amazing family whom I've known for a long time @rosannaarquette @davidarquette @patriciaarquette and all his loved ones.
“I said, ‘You’re my sister and brother,’ and she said, ‘It depends on how I’m dressed.’ I think because of Caitlyn she’s like, ‘I did that already.
Rex’s “Cosmic Dancer” to her “first best friend.” The famous family also revealed that their late sibling’s career was cut short not due to her undisclosed illness, but due to her decision to “live her truth and her life as a transgender woman.” “Despite the fact that there are few parts for trans actors, she refused to play roles that were demeaning or stereotypical. But he came in as more than a sibling — he came as our great teacher.
She was a vanguard in the fight for understanding and acceptance for all trans people,” the Arquette siblings said. As she transitioned into being a woman, she taught us tolerance and acceptance.
As she moved through her process, she became our sister, teaching us what real love is.” The Arquette siblings also revealed that in the days leading to her death, their sister told them she was “already visiting the other side, and that where she was going, there was only one gender, and that “on the other side, we are free from all of the things that separate us in this life, and that we are all one.” “She passed away surrounded by love.
We held her and sang her David Bowie’s ‘Starman’ as she punched through the veil to the other side.
We washed her body in rose petals and surrounded her with flowers.” The siblings added that their late sister “always had to do everything first.
She left before we were ready to let her go.” Last year, Patricia Arquette talked about her sibling’s difficult decision to begin her transition more than 20 years ago.
In his post, Richmond Arquette revealed that the David Bowie song “Starman” played when Alexis passed, as per her request.
Arquette’s death was announced by her brother, Richmond, on Facebook.