Will and Jada Pinkett Smith branded gay hypocrites by Alexis Arquette in outrageous rant over their sexuality 09:20, 20 Jan 2016 Updated 09:29, 20 Jan 2016 By Rebecca Merriman The transgender actress and performer attacked the couple following Jada's announcement that she was boycotting this year's Academy Awards The transgender actress and performer attacked the couple following Jada's announcement that she was boycotting this year's Academy Awards Jada and Alexis Alexis Arquette has lashed out at Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith accusing the couple of being hypocrites and questioning their sexuality in an outrageous Facebook post. The actress, 44, announced she was boycotting this year's Oscars after no black stars were nominated in the four acting categories. In response Alexis posted a message aimed at the couple, in which she not only accused Will of being a "beard" for Jada, but also cast aspersions about why his first marriage ended. Splash Will and Jada have been targeted after the actress said she'd be boycotting this year's Oscars She wrote: When Jada comes out as Gay and her beard husband admits his first marriage ended when she walked in to him **** servicing his Sugar Daddy Benny Medina..then I will listen to them." Will's first marriage to Sheree Zampino ended in divorce in 1995. Two years later he married Jada and the couple went on to have two children together - Jaden and Willow Smith. Music executive Benny Medina is best known for managing the career of Jennifer Lopez and has also worked with the likes of P Diddy, Mariah Carey and Tyra Banks. Alexis Arquette's now deleted Facebook rant Alexis continued in the rant, claiming that the actor had avoided taking part in an on-screen same sex kiss. She wrote: "Will threw a fit on the set of Six degrees of separation when he was required by the scene to kiss Anthony Rapp. "He persuaded the director to shoot the back of his head in frame. Blocking the non existent lip lock entirely. She ended the post with: "**** him. Gays have enemies. They lurk in gilded closets. Outing is healthy. You are either with or against us. You decide. Today." Jada and Will tied the knot in 1997 Alexis is part of the Arquette family dynasty, with sister Patricia picking up the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2014 for her performance in Boyhood. Born Robert, the star transitioned to Alexis in 2002. A documentary following her journey - Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother - debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2007. WireImage Alexis with sister Patricia Arquette Neither Will or Jada has publicly responded to the accusations made in the now deleted message. Representatives have been contacted by Mirror Celeb for the Smiths and Arquette regarding the comments. It comes after Jada publicly spoke out about this year's Academy Awards after husband Will missed out on a nod for his role in Concussion. She said in a video appeal: "Is it time people of colour recognise how much power and influence, that we have amassed - that we no longer need to ask to be invited anywhere. Facebook / Jada Pinkett Smith "I ask the question. Have we now come to a new time and place that we recognise that we can no longer beg for the love, acknowledgement or respect of any group. "That maybe it's time that we recognise that if we love and respect and acknowledge ourselves in the way in which we are asking others to do, that that is the place of true power."