Diddy ‘devastated and shocked’ by ex-girlfriend Kim Porter’s sudden death

2018-11-16 11:30
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Cape Town - Friends and family of rapper and business mogul Diddy say he’s “devastated” by the death of his former girlfriend, Kim Porter (47).

The model and actress was found dead in her home in California on Thursday.

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Police say they don’t suspect any foul play, The Mirror reports.

Diddy (49), who has three children with Kim, was seen at the house as her body was removed. A source close to him told People magazine he was still good friends with Kim.

“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 said.

“They were still a family.”

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office confirmed Kim’s death in a statement, saying officers responded to a call at about 11:40 in Toluca Lake, California.

The call to emergency services was to report a cardiac arrest.

Police confirmed they found a female unresponsive at the residence and Kim was pronounced dead at the scene.

While it’s not yet clear what caused her death a source told People magazine she’d been suffering from pneumonia for weeks.

Diddy and Kim started dating in 1994 but broke up in 2007.

The Father-of-five has 24-year-old son Justin with ex-girlfriend Misa Hylton-Brim. Kim welcomed Diddy’s second son in 1998 and their twin girls were born in December 2006. Diddy also has 12-year-old daughter, Chance, with Sarah Chapman.

Sources: People, The Mirror, TMZ

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