Bonaduce instructed TMZ in an interview posted on-line on Friday, June 2, that he was recognized with hydrocephalus — an accumulation of fluid within the ventricles of the mind — after months of bother taking and strolling. “I can’t stroll presently,” he stated. “I simply can’t.”
The actor doesn’t know the way he developed the neurological dysfunction, however he speculated that it may need stemmed from the time he took a guitar to the pinnacle on a actuality TV present or from his 2009 boxing match with former MLB star José Canseco.
So on Monday, June 5, the 63-year-old could have a shunt put in his head, and he’s hopeful the operation will alleviate his signs. “I’m by no means gonna run observe, I’m by no means gonna field once more, but when I can get from right here to the kitchen by myself, bravo,” he stated.
Bonaduce has gotten help from followers on Twitter, together with Little House on the Prairie star Alison Arngrim.
“Prayers, ideas, crossed fingers — regardless of the heck you bought — for Danny Bonaduce,” Arngrim tweeted on Friday. “If I instructed you what a pleasant individual he truly is, in [real] life, I’d smash his picture, LOL.”
Bonaduce replied to Arngrim, saying, “You’ve at all times had my again. Thanks.”
And when Bonaduce posted his TMZ interview to Twitter, different well-wishers chimed in.
“Wishing you the easiest, Danny!” one Twitter consumer wrote. “Quickly you’ll be again to your self.”
One other commenter tweeted, “Sending you a number of prayers! You bought this! Praying for a whole and speedy restoration.”
And a 3rd individual wrote, “Sending optimistic vibes and ideas to you and your loved ones!”
Bonaduce starred on The Partridge Household for the ABC sitcom’s whole four-season run from 1970 and 1974, taking part in teenaged bassist Danny Partridge.
His different TV roles embrace visitor spots on Married… with Children, The Drew Carey Show, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Monk, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Within the mid-2000s, he additionally starred in his personal actuality present, VH1’s Breaking Bonaduce.