Team Annoy's imminent kill: David Cassidy, 67
Doctors say David Cassidy, 67, is 'near the end' after the actor suffered multiple organ failure and was placed in an induced comaThe actor and singer, 67, was taken to a hospital in Florida three days agoHe is believed to have been in failing health for the last two monthsHis family is said to be gathered at his bedside and are preparing for the worst Cassidy is widely known for his starring role as Keith Partridge on the 1970s series The Partridge Family In February, the actor revealed he had been battling dementia for two years He made the shocking announcement after he fell on stage during a concert Troubles in his personal life, including arrests and a stint in rehab, have been well-documented in recent years David Cassidy is 'near the end' according to his doctors after the actor suffered multiple organ failure and was placed in an induced coma.The 67-year-old Partridge Family star and singer was rushed to hospital inFlorida
three days ago.A source told TMZ
that his condition was 'grim' and his doctors were desperately seeking a kidney transplantNow sources say it's too late and his family are preparing for the end.'There's really no issue anymore for a transplant. It's futile,' the source told TMZ.
Doctors have reportedly summoned Cassidy's son and ex-wife back to the hospital for what could be their final farewells.Cassidy's has been in failing health for the last two months. Cassidy is widely known for his starring role as Keith Partridge on the 1970s series The Partridge Family.In February, the star revealed he was battling dementia after he fell on stage during a concert in Los Angeles. His mother, actress Evelyn Ward, and his grandfather also had the condition.Fans were concerned for his well-being when he struggled through the gig in February.He stumbled on stage and forgot some of his words, prompting fears he had started drinking again. He told People
magazine after the gig: 'I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming.'His mother the actress Evelyn Ward struggled with dementia until her death at 89 in 2012.'In the end, the only way I knew she recognized me is with one single tear that would drop from her eye every time I walked into the room. … I feared I would end up that way,' Cassidy said.'I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I've been without any distractions,' he added. 'I want to love. I want to enjoy life.' Video emerged of the one-time teen heartthrob over the that showed him slurring, taking long breaks, telling rambling stories and even falling over at one point.He told the audience he will no longer be touring.While he vowed to make the show his last, he struggled to stay on his feet and play the guitar. Issues in Cassidy's personal life have been well-documented over the last few years.He has filed for bankruptcy, divorced from third wife Sue Shifrin, has had multiple arrests, eye surgeries and went through a stint in rehab. At the end of February, he sat down with Dr. Phil to discuss his diagnosis.Dr. Phil told the singer that it appeared as though 'there were times' that Cassidy was 'losing' his place during the concert, to which Cassidy agreed.'And then you said at one point 'I can tell you're not gonna listen so, I'm just gonna leave,' and you did slip off the stage at one point,' Dr. Phil said.Cassidy replied, 'Not really slipped. No.'But Dr. Phil told the singer, 'well, you slipped on the stage'.'If you noticed I'm one of the few people who still have monitors in front,' Cassidy stated, before Dr. Phil said the monitors are in place of using an ear piece. The musician added: 'And when you have spotlight in your eyes and you have five eyes surgeries as I've had... And I've talked a lot about it. You'll see me there, I tripped on that.'But I certainly wasn't intoxicated and it has nothing to do with why I'm leaving.'…certainly my dementia has a, has contributed to the reason why I don't want to go out and I don't want to hear, 'Well, he looked like he was drunk or he looked like he was' - I, I wasn't.'Cassidy shared what he told his son, 26-year-old Beau Cassidy, about not wanting to succumb to the disease as his mother did.'I want you to promise me you'll find a way to let me go and don't let me live like that,' the entertainer told Dr. Phil of what he said to Beau.The singer, who has sold over 25 million albums, also shared the moment he realized he needed to see a doctor due to him experiencing his first symptoms of the brain disease. When friends of yours or family members begin to say to you, 'remember I just told you this two days ago' and there's no memory of it that's when I began to be very concerned,' Cassidy tearfully said.Dr. Phil then asked if that's what caused him to go and get checked out by a doctor.'Oh my God, yes,' Cassidy replied. The actor said he was diagnosed about two-and-a-half years ago.During the interview set to air Wednesday, Cassidy also discusses his current relationship with his family and his fear of being a burden to them. His mother, the actress Evelyn Ward, struggled with dementia until her death at 89 in 2012. More here http://www.amiannoying.com/(S(4cg0esvhglu4e1bsfyetp4oi))/view.aspx?ID=287
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