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Kim Porter (2018), Model and former girlfriend of Sean "Diddy" Combs

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Model and actress remembered as a loving mother

Kim Porter was the on-and-off girlfriend of music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs from 1994 until 2007. The couple had three children together. She also had a child from a previous relationship with singer Al B. Sure.

Porter was a model and occasional actress. Her credits include the TV series “Wicked Wicked Games,” and “Mama I Want to Sing.” She was a Columbus, Ga. native before moving to Atlanta to start her modeling career.

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Died: Thursday, November 15, 2018 (Who else died on November 15?)

Details of death: Died in Los Angeles at the age of 47.


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Mourned by the music and entertainment world: News of her death shocked and saddened many of the people she had met over the years in the music and entertainment world. They offered condolences and support to her four children, who range in age from 27 to 11.

What people said about her: “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. Love & Prayers for @Diddy during such a difficult time. #KimPorter, those that know you will always remember your SMILE and LAUGH & KIND HEART” —Missy Elliott, musician

“RIP Kim…. Your were a beautiful person inside and out. My prayers go out to the entire family.” —Kevin Hart, comedian

Full obituary: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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