Diddy's Ex Kim Porter Found Dead at 47

November 15, 2018
Kim Porter

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By Erin Thibeau

Kim Porter, a model and actress who dated Diddy for 13 years, was found dead at her home in L.A. on Thursday. She was 47 years old.

Law enforcement sources informed TMZ that the call came in around noon for a patient in cardiac arrest. The LA County coroner confirmed she was pronounced dead on the scene: "At this time, an autopsy is pending and a cause of death has not been determined."

Sources tell TMZ that Kim had been suffering from flu-like symptoms and possibly pneumonia for several weeks, and she had contacted her doctor on Wednesday, but it's unknown what precisely caused her death. 

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Kim and Diddy first began dating in 1994. Their tumultuous relationship ended for good in 2007. The pair have three children together: twin girls Jessie James and D'Lila, 11, and son Christian Combs, 20.

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Kim also has a 27-year-old son, Quincy, from a previous relationship with Al B. Sure!.

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Diddy's rep Cindi Berger told TMZ, "Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter. I ask that you give the families privacy at this time." 

Rest in peace, Kim.

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