PUFF DADDY’S EX- KIM PORTER FOUND DEAD!
She is the Mother of 3 of his children
RAPPER Diddy’s ex-girlfriend has been found dead aged 47.
Kim Porter – was discovered at her home in LA following a cardiac arrest.
The actress dated Diddy – real name Sean Combs – for 13 years after they first met in 1994.
Cops told TMZ Kim had said she felt unwell and went to bed early on Wednesday night but when family members went to wake her the next morning she was unresponsive.
Emergency crews were raced to her home at around midday but paramedics pronounced her dead on arrival.
The entertainment website said Kim had been battling an illness, either the flu or pneumonia, over the last few days and was being treated with saline and vitamins.
No illegal drugs were found and authorities are reportedly looking into whether she had contracted a disease following a recent trip to Africa.
Diddy’s rep Cindi Berger told the site: “Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter. I ask that you give the families privacy at this time.”
Homicide cops are reportedly investigating to see if any “foul play” is involved.
A source said she had contacted her doctor yesterday complaining she wasn’t feeling any better after suffering the flu-like symptoms.
Kim split with Diddy for good in 2007 and the pair have three children together – twin girls Jessie James and D’Lila, born in 2006, and son Christian Combs, born in 1998.
She had another child, Quincy, from her previous relationship with AI B.Sure!
Kim was born in Georgia and began her career as a model before moving to Atlanta.
She appeared in TV shows Single Ladies and Wicked Wicked Games as well as movies Mama I Want To Sing and The Brothers.
Kim also featured on Diddy’s show I Want to Work for Diddy.
Tributes have flooded in for the model from the music industry following news of her tragic death.
50 Cent said: “R.I.P to Kim Porter, I send my condolences to her friends and family. She was loved and will be missed dearly. I know Puff is hit right now, he loved her for real, soul mate type s***. Chin up puff, Positive vibes only.”
Missy Elliott wrote: “My heart just aches so much 4 her children. She Loved them dearly she was proud of her kids & they Loved their mother so much…Prayers for @Diddy during such a difficult time #KimPorter those that know you will always remember your SMILE your LAUGH & KIND HEART”.
While actress Gabrielle Union said: “This is awful! Praying so hard for her children and her lover ones!! #RIPKimPorter sending so much love to her babies. My God!”