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Thursday
Oct062011

David Cassidy Owed Millions in 'Partridge' Profits?

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- David Cassidy was one of the stars of the iconic 1970s sitcom The Partridge Family, but he doesn’t feel like he was paid like a true star. The actor is suing Sony, which distributed the series, claiming he's owed profits from Partridge Family merchandise.

According to TMZ.com, Cassidy claims he signed a contract in 1971 -- the year after The Partridge Family debuted -- promising him 15 percent of net merchandising revenues for the use of his image or likeness, as well as 7.5 percent of revenues generated by other merchandise related to the show. He says about $500 million in profits were raised from Partridge Family merchandise, but he's only received a cut of $5,000.

Cassidy, whose suit alleges breach of contract and fraud, is seeking millions of dollars in damages.

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Thursday
Nov042010

David Cassidy Busted for DUI

Photo Courtesy - Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images(FORT PIERCE, Fla.) -- Former Partridge Family star David Cassidy was arrested for DUI Wednesday night in Fort Pierce, Florida, reports WPBF. The 60-year-old Cassidy was pulled over after cops spotted him weaving along the road. He told officers he had a glass of wine at lunch before taking a Hydrocodone pill.  He failed several field tests before cops hauled him to jail.  Authorities also found a half-empty bottle of bourbon in his car.

Cassidy, who was on his way home from a funeral at the time, claims he was not drunk, reports TMZ.com.  He also says the breathalyzer tests he took were not correctly measured.  His spokeswoman backed Cassidy by saying he took a pill to cope with back pain and he was just tired from the funeral, adding, "He would never jeopardize anyone on the road and he would not have been driving had he not had to go to a funeral...he's never been arrested in his life before for anything."

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