Hollywood Reacts to Kim Porter’s Death at Age 47

Kim Porter at a Photo Exhibit Opening Featuring The Work of Cheryl Fox. The Celebrity Vault, Beverly Hills, CA. 06-26-09 (Credit: Shutterstock)

Celebrities across Hollywood are taking to social media to express their sadness about the death of model and actress Kim Porter.

Porter, 47, was “discovered unresponsive” Thursday in her home in Toluca Lake, Calif, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said in a statement.

Sean “Diddy” Combs, who has three children with Porter, confirmed her death via a spokesperson.

“Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter. I ask that you give the families privacy at this time,” the rep said in a statement to the media.

In the hours following the Georgia native’s death, many celebrities took to Twitter to share their condolences with her loved ones. Porter leaves behind twin 11-year-old daughters D’Lila Star and Jessie James, and two sons, Quincy Brown, 27, and Christian Casey, 20.

“RIP Kim Porter! My heart breaks for your beautiful children and family,” Viola Davis tweeted.

“This is awful! Praying so hard for her children and her loved ones!!” Gabrielle Union wrote. “#RIPKimPorter sending so much love to her babies. My God!”

Union’s husband, NBA player Dwyane Wade, added: “My heart is hurting for @diddy and his family. In my brief interaction with Kim Porter she was nothing but a bright light. My family and i [sic] prayers goes up for her 2 twin daughters and her two sons. #RestInHeaven.”

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, who has feuded with Combs throughout the years, wrote:  “R.I.P to Kim Porter, I send my condolences to her friends and family. She was loved and will be missed dearly. I know Puff is hit right now, he loved her for real, soul mate type sh-t. Chin up puff, Positive vibes only.”

“My heart just aches so much 4 her children,” Missy Elliott said. “She Loved them dearly she was proud of her kids & they Loved their mother so much & Prayers for @Diddy during such a difficult time #KimPorter those that know you will always remember your SMILE your LAUGH & KIND HEART.”

“I just heard the sad news about Kim Porter,” Wendy Williams commented. “My condolences to Diddy and Kim’s families. Rest In Peace.”

Holly Robinson Peete penned: “I am absolutely wrecked by this news. Kim Porter was amazing human being one of the best moms I’ve ever met. Her disposition was always warm & fun. Just gutted for her children & family & everyone who loved her. Rest In Heaven, Kim We’ll love up and support your family.”

“Transferring peace and prayers to my brothers and to the big homie Puff. Love ya’ll and I am so sorry,” Drake said on Instagram.

Nicki Minaj penned a heartfelt message to Instagram as well, stating: “The most heartbreaking news. My condolences to your children, family & friends. Sending love to Puff as well, I can’t even imagine what you must be going through. Gone way too soon. Rest In Peace, Queen.”

The coroner’s office has yet to confirm Porter’s official cause of death.

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