Former teen heartthrob, David Cassidy, who shot to super-stardom in 1970 as Keith Partridge on the hit TV series The Partridge Family
, recently revealed that he is suffering from dementia. The actor, singer and songwriter, who also admits he has struggled with alcohol in the past
, opens up to Dr. Phil about his diagnosis
and why he has chosen 2017 to be the last year that he will go on tour. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?
“It’s not I’m going to say I’ll never go out and do another concert, I may. I don’t know. But I just don’t want to tour anymore, go through the travel, the stress and all of people’s perceptions that go up in this cesspool of [the] internet where anybody’s voice can be heard,” the 66-year-old tells Dr. Phil in an exclusive interview airing Tuesday. “It hurts me personally that a lot of my fans and a lot of people buy into it.”WATCH: What David Cassidy Says He Wants His Legacy To Be
On Tuesday’s episode, Cassidy addresses rumors that he was drunk at a recent concert. Watch more here.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a headline-making story in a small town?
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