Model/Actress Kim Porter Dead at 47

Model/actress Kim Porter, who was also the mother to three of Diddy's children, passed away today (November 15) at the age of 47.

TMZ first reported Porter's passing stating she was found dead in her Los Angeles-area home around noon PST.  A call was made to local emergency dispatch who was treating the incident similar to that of a cardiac arrest.  An exact cause of death is unknown at this time, but reports indicate Porter was ill for a number of weeks with "flu-like symptoms, and possibly pneumonia."

Porter and Diddy were together on-and-off for about 13 years from 1994 through 2007.  In 1998, Porter gave birth to son, Christian Combs, her first child with Diddy, and to twin girls in 2006, Jessie James Combs and D'Lila Combs.  Porter gave birth to son, Star actor Quincy Brown, in 1991, whose father is Al. B. Sure.

We will update this story as it develops.