Why Did David Cassidy Cut His Daughter Out Of His Will?

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David Cassidy did not include his daughter, Katie Cassidy, in his last will and testament.

While he acknowledged that Katie was his daughter in the legal docs, he stated, "It is my specific intent not to provide any benefits hereunder to Katherine Evelyn Cassidy and/or any descendent of Katherine Evelyn Cassidy".

Cassidy, who died November 21 at age 67, recently reconciled with his daughter after an estrangement, but didn't change his will to reflect that, the Miami Herald reported.

The publication revealed that Cassidy made a decision to not leave anything to his daughter, Katie, perhaps due to their strained relationship.

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David Cassidy's three half-siblings, Patrick, Ryan and Shaun, were bequeathed Cassidy's music memorabilia, the website said. Katie and her father were estranged, though they reconciled just before his death.

Fox News reports that David Cassidy left all of his $150,000 in assets to his son Beau Devin Cassidy, a 26-year-old singer and actor.

It turns out David Cassidy, The Partridge Family icon who died last month, wasn't very close to his actor daughter, Katie Cassidy-because he left her nothing in his will.

Cassidy died in Florida from organ failure.

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"I've never had a relationship with her", he told People magazine in February. Katie has starred in such TV shows as Arrow and Gossip Girl. She has a completely different life.

But David and his daughter revealed in an interview with People earlier this year that he was merely her father by biology. She's very talented. It's hard for me to even accept how old she is now, ' he said. Katie Cassidy was raised by her mother and her stepfather, Richard Benedon.

When he passed, Katie publicly paid tribute to David, writing: "Words cant express the solace our family's received from all the love and support during this trying time".

Despite this, the two had a relationship and she was among those by his hospital bed when he died, tweeting days later, "My father's last words were "So much wasted time".

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