Diddy, family grieve Kim Porter’s passing

Florence Anthony | 11/22/2018, midnight
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Sean "P. Diddy." Combs

According to People magazine, Sean “Diddy” Combs is heartbroken over the death of Kim Porter, his ex-girlfriend and the mother of their three children and his stepson. A source told the magazine, “Diddy is devastated and shocked. He and Kim were still very close friends and co-parents, even though their romantic relationship didn't work.” The source added, “They were still a family.” Nov. 15, Kim, who was a model and an actress, was found dead in her home in Toluca Lake, Calif. at the age of 47. Sources say the emergency call came in as cardiac arrest, although no cause of death has been released. Other reports claim the beauty had been suffering with pneumonia-like symptoms for several weeks. Condolences to the Combs and Porter families.

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