Alexis Arquette died at 12.32am on Sunday, his brother Richmond said.

It has also been revealed Arquette was living as a man before his death.

Alexis Arquette died from AIDS complications and was living as a man again just before his death it has been revealed.

The transgender activist died in the early hours of Sunday morning at the age of 47.Robert Dupont, a former boyfriend of Arquette’s, confirmed to Radar Online that the 47-year-old had multiple ailments that caused his death, including AIDS.’Alexis was living with AIDS and he had an inoperable tumor and he had developed an infection.

Another source confirmed to the site that Arquette was living with AIDS, which caused his death.

My sincerest sympathy to the Arquette family and to all the fans who loved and admired Alexis.

Boy George added on Twitter: ‘R.I.P my sister Alexis Arquette.