Fact Check: Did David Cassidy dies of organ failure after hospitalization
Viral Message: Pop star David Cassidy has died in Florida after suffering from organ failure, according to his publicist. The 67-year-old David Cassidy was previously admitted and stricken with dementia
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Pop star David Cassidy has died in Florida after suffering from organ failure, according to his publicist.
The 67-year-old David Cassidy was previously admitted and stricken with dementia, and his health further deteriorated over the last two months. His publicist, JoAnn Geffen confirmed his passing Saturday evening; noting, "It is with deepest sorrow that I inform you of the death of David Cassidy.
In February, he was a guest on the Dr. Phil show, and talked about falling on stage and forgetting the lyrics to one of his songs during an Agoura Hills, Calif. performance.
“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,” he said on the show.
Cassidy was arrested for three DUIs since 2010. A judge ordered him to rehab in 2014.
Cassidy, who comes from a show business family (father Jack Cassidy was an actor, and stepmother Shirley Jones starred with him on The Partridge Family), skyrocketed to fame for his role as Keith Partridge on the 1970s sitcom The Partridge Family, which aired from 1970-1974. He became a teen idol, fueling his fame with such heart-throb pop hits as I Think I Love You.
Viral Message Verification:- This was the information going in the social media regarding the death of the David Cassidy. However as reported by CNN and other major news sites David Cassidy is in Critical condition. The doctors have have said that the famous superstar is near the end after he suffered multiple organ failure and was placed in an induced comma.
The 67-year-old Partridge Family star and singer was rushed to hospital in Florida three days ago and currently awaiting for organ transplant.
He is believed to have been in failing health for the last two months, the sources close to the star singer feels that his chances of recovering is quite grim.
His death news was spread by hoax news site’s like longroom and http://city-herald.com , remember this sites are notorious for spreading hoax news. The site city-herald.com more often writes simple daily news with some alteration in the original story. However now he is no more.
He has been known known for his starring role as Keith Partridge on the 1970s series The Partridge Family. In February, the superstar 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.
David Cassidy died on 21st November