Sadly, she was found dead in her Toluca Lake home around noon on Thursday (November 15).
Porter has a son, Quincy, with R&B crooner Albert Joseph Brown III, popularly known as Al B Sure.
While Kim's cause of death has not yet been determined, law enforcement sources confirmed no foul play was involved.
TMZ reported: "Diddy never stopped interacting with Kim, despite breaking up way back in 2007". The couple had three children together, 11-year-old twin daughters Jessie James and D'Lila Star and 20-year-old son Christian.More news: 'Mad' Harry Redknapp joins I'm a Celebrity
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Missy Elliott called her death "so heartbreaking", tweeting, "Lord please give her kids & her whole family strength".
Sure!, who dated Kim Porter before she started dating Sean "Diddy" Combs, paid tribute to the late actress, who suddenly died Thursday at age 47, on Instagram. However, Porter had been experiencing symptoms suggesting pneumonia or the flu before her death, and the 911 call made from her home reportedly referenced cardiac arrest, according to TMZ. "They were still a family", the source adds.
Porter's many friends in the entertainment industry took to social media to react to the news.
50 Cent tweeted that Porter "was loved and will be missed dearly". She reportedly went to bed early the night after telling a loved one she wasn't feeling well. I know Puff is hit right now, he loved her for real, soul mate type s**t.