The longtime partner of Sean "Diddy" Combs, she and the rap mogul share three children from their 13-year relationship.
TMZ claim law enforcement sources got a call to her home in Toluca Lake around noon on Thursday; the emergency dispatch audio reveals that the call came in as cardiac arrest.
A source connected to Kim tells us she'd been suffering flu-like symptoms, and possibly pneumonia, for several weeks, but it's still unclear what exactly caused her death. According to E Online, they had a son together named Christian (born in 1998) as well as twin daughters who are named D'Lila Star and Jessie James, born in 2006.
However, they broke up again - six months after the girls were born - with Porter saying it was her decision at the time.
He went on: 'So now I can only pray for some comfort and peace for her lovely children and for Sean... I know Puff is hit right now, he loved her for rea ...
Our hearts go out to Porter's loved ones as this sad story develops.
Kim Porter has left us. "Chin up, Puff. Positive vibes only". Ambrosia For Heads extends condolences to the Porter and Combs families.
Referring to her former partner Diddy and their three children, he added: "So now I can only pray for some comfort and peace for her handsome children and for Sean".
Many well-known names from the music industry and beyond have already started to post tributes to Porter.
"This is so heartbreaking", Missy Elliott tweeted. Our thoughts and prayers are with her children, family, and friends.
A little-known fact about Kim Porter was reverberating across social media in the hours after the sudden death of the model, actress and doting mother was announced Thursday afternoon.