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David Cassidy hospitalized with organ failure, needs liver transplant

David Cassidy hospitalized with organ failure, needs liver transplant”

"He is in the hospital and it's not looking good", a source told E!

David Cassidy has been hospitalized for liver and kidney failure and is now in critical condition, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

The actor's rep told ABC News that Cassidy was in an induced coma but that "he is now conscious and surrounded by family".

"He was in an induced coma, but as of right now is conscious". Cassidy's health has been in decline for more than two months, and his family has been told to prepare for the worst. No additional details were provided.

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In the early '70s, Cassidy became a teen heartthrob playing the role of Keith Partridge in the musical sitcom "The Partridge Family".

Cassidy announced early this year he had been diagnosed with dementia.

The actor returned to the small screen in 2009, when he starred in ABC Family's "Ruby & The Rockits", which ended after one season.

In recent years, he's endured a series of personal setbacks, including substance abuse issues, three DUI arrests, a third divorce and filing for bankruptcy.



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