'The Partridge Family' actor David Cassidy hospitalised

by Sophie Craig November 19, 2017, 1:22
'The Partridge Family' actor David Cassidy hospitalised

"It's looking grim", a source told TMZ, which first reported Cassidy's hospitalization.

David Cassidy is in the hospital in critical condition with organ failure, the star's family friend and publicist confirmed.

The singer is suffering from kidney failure and needs a liver transplant, according to at least one report.

The 67-year old pop idol and "Partridge Family" star has been suffering from dementia, he announced earlier this year.

Earlier this year, Cassidy revealed that he was battling dementia and could no longer perform following a concert in California.

Cassidy was a heartthrob in the ’70s and one of the highest-paid performers in the world at age 21. Source Getty Images
Cassidy was a heartthrob in the ’70s and one of the highest-paid performers in the world at age 21. Source Getty Images

The former "Partridge Family" actor's rep added that Cassidy was in an induced coma but that "he is now conscious and surrounded by family".

Metro.co.uk has reached out to David Cassidy's reps for comment. I want to love.

His family are now said to be at the hospital to be by his side as his condition worsens. I want to enjoy life'.

In the show, Cassidy's stepmother, Shirley Jones, played his fictional mother, Shirley Partridge.

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