David Cassidy hospitalized with organ failure, needs liver transplant

David Cassidy In Critical Condition ... Organs Failing

David Cassidy is "conscious and surrounded by family", his spokeswoman says after the 1970s pop icon was admitted to hospital for organ failure earlier in the week.

The 67-year-old actor-singer told People magazine at the time that his family has a history of dementia and he had sensed "this was coming".

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

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

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Cassidy revealed in February that he was diagnosed with dementia after he fell on stage and forgot the lyrics to his own song during a concert in Angoura Hills, Calif. We're also told he's suffering from kidney failure.

'I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I've been without any distractions.

His family are now said to be at the hospital to be by his side as his condition worsens.

Cassidy has dealt with substance abuse issues and bankruptcy since finding success early in his life. He is the stepson of actress and fellow Partridge Family star Shirley Jones.

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