(CNN)David Cassidy, the extremely popular ’70s sweetheart who shot to popularity when he sang and starred in TELEVISION’s “The Partridge Family,” remains in vital condition with organ failure.
Cassidy is being dealt with at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, location medical facility, long time press agent Jo-Ann Geffen informed CNN on Saturday. He remains in the extensive care system and has a breathing tube, she stated.
“He is mindful and surrounded by friends and family, absolutely nothing impends and we are taking it day by day,” Geffen stated.
She did not state exactly what triggered the organ failure.
Cassidy, 67, informed People publication previously this year he was fighting dementia .
A ’70s super star
“The Partridge Family,” a comedy about a mom and 5 kids who formed a rock ‘n’ roll band, offered Cassidy a nationwide audience for his music. Cassidy, who played Keith Partridge on the program, recorded the spirit of 1970s youth.
His wispy voice and wholesome personality broke out from the little screen. At the time, his fan club supposedly was larger than those of Elvis Presley and The Beatles.
The vocalist explored the world singing his hit tunes, such as “I Think I Love You,” filling auditorium with yelling teenage women.
Cassidy has actually spoken openly over the last few years about his battles with alcohol. He was detained for owning under the impact on 3 different events throughout a four-year period in between 2010 and 2014.
Cassidy, in an interview with CNN in 2014, stated his difficulty with alcohol was “really humbling and it’s likewise embarrassing.”
He informed People publication previously this year that he is fighting dementia . He stated dementia runs in his household, impacting both his grandpa and his mom.
“I remained in rejection, however a part of me constantly understood this was coming,” he stated to People, concerning the illness.