David Cassidy is suffering from organ failure


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

David Cassidy has been hospitalized for liver and kidney failure and is now in critical condition, his rep confirms to PEOPLE. Both his kidney and liver are failing, a representative for the actor confirms to EW. "He is now conscious and surrounded by family", his rep told Us on Saturday, November 18. Cassidy's representative tells People he needs a liver transplant.

Earlier this year, Cassidy admitted that he was struggling with memory loss.

David Cassidy has taken a turn for the worse. I want to enjoy life'.

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David's family has been arriving at the hospital to comfort him.

In recent decades, the teen idol was flooded with personal problems that ranged from substance abuse, bankruptcy, divorce, foreclosure and drunk driving violations.

"In the end, the only way I knew she recognised me is with one single tear that would drop from her eye every time I walked into the room", the The Partridge Family star remembered.