Bonaduce Offers Support To Old Pal Cassidy
Actor DANNY BONADUCE has reached out to his former PARTRIDGE FAMILY co-star DAVID CASSIDY and offered to lend his support following the actor/singer's recent arrest for driving under the influence.
Former teen idol Cassidy was busted by Florida police last week (03Nov10) after his car was spotted weaving on and off the road. He failed two roadside sobriety tests and cops allegedly found a half-empty bottle of bourbon in the car.
He was subsequently booked and released on $350 (£230) bail.
Bonaduce immediately contacted Cassidy after the incident and he's determined to help his old pal through his troubles - because the 60 year old's unwavering support helped the red-headed actor through his own personal battles with drug and alcohol abuse.
He tells the National Enquirer, "I wouldn't be alive right now if it wasn't for David Cassidy's unyielding friendship and support over the years. Years ago, when I was down and out and needed a job and a friend to lean on, David was there for me. I'll never forget that - I owe my life and career to him.
"So when I heard the shocking news about his arrest, I immediately called to let him know that I was there for him if he needed anything at all... This is probably a very difficult time for David, but I'm there for him no matter what."
Cassidy, who has previously admitted to seeking treatment for drinking in 2008, has denied being drunk at the time of his arrest, insisting he only had a glass of wine for lunch and took a painkiller hours before he was pulled over by cops.