David Cassidy Hospitalized, Surrounded By Family

 “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida.

David Cassidy
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– David Cassidy
Arriving at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif.

His representative tells The Associated Press on Saturday that Cassidy is “now conscious” and “surrounded by family.” The rep adds that Cassidy was in pain and taken to the hospital on Wednesday. No additional details were provided.
The 67-year-old said earlier this year that he was struggling with memory loss. He also announced this year that he was ending his 50-year career after a few concerts. The actor and singer said that traveling and his arthritis made performing difficult.
Cassidy has had numerous personal problems in the decades following his initial success, ranging from substance abuse to bankruptcy. He’s the stepson of actress and fellow “Partridge Family” star Shirley Jones. — Associated Press
In recent years, Cassidy has performed dates here and there, with six shows in 2017 including the Mentor Performing Arts Center in Ohio June 11 and B.B. King Blues Club in New York March 4. Last hyear he played 18 dates according to Pollstar’s tour history, including two dates at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis, Md., Jan 29-30.  — Pollstar