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Diddy opens up about Kim Porter's death on Instagram: 'We were more than soulmates'

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Just days after his ex-girlfriend Kim Porter was found dead in her Toluca Lake, Calif., home, 49-year-old Sean “Diddy” Combs released a tribute to her on his Instagram.

“For the last three days I’ve been trying to wake up out of this nightmare. But I haven’t,” Diddy wrote. “I don’t know what I’m going to do without you baby. I miss you so much. Today I’m going to pay tribute to you, I’m going to try and find the words to explain our unexplainable relationship.”

Days after the death of his ex-girlfriend Kim Porter, Sean “Diddy” Combs paid tribute to her on Instagram. Here the two are pictured in 2007 with their twin daughters, D’Lila Star and Jessie James. (Photo: Mat Szwajkos/CP/Getty Images)
Days after the death of his ex-girlfriend Kim Porter, Sean “Diddy” Combs paid tribute to her on Instagram. Here the two are pictured in 2007 with their twin daughters, D’Lila Star and Jessie James. (Photo: Mat Szwajkos/CP/Getty Images)

The caption was posted beneath a video in which Diddy is seen kissing a then-pregnant Porter at a 2006 photo shoot for Essence magazine. After a scene that shows the two dancing, they discuss their relationship in a short video clip. “Being two chocolate individuals, we’ll make beautiful chocolate babies,” says Diddy. “We’re celebrating black love. We don’t get to see too much of that,” adds Porter. “And we definitely demonstrate that. Right, baby? Give me a kiss.”

Diddy ends the caption with a heartbreaking statement. “We were more than best friends, we were more than soulmates. WE WERE SOME OTHER S***!!” he says. “And I miss you so much. Super Black Love 🖤”

Just minutes after the video was posted, celebrities came out in the comments to extend their sympathy. “Sending so much love and prayers to you and your whole family 🖤” wrote Kim Kardashian. “@diddy I’m so sorry,” added Tracee Ellis Ross. “Praying for you and your family. Sending so much love.”

While no official coroner’s report has been released, some early reports are suggesting that 47-year-old Porter’s death was the result of complications from either pneumonia or the flu. The model and actress had reportedly been battling the illness for weeks before a call came in to authorities reporting a victim in cardiac arrest. Diddy and Porter share three children.

His Instagram post marks the first public response Diddy has made regarding her death. Two days before, he was spotted with another ex-girlfriend, Cassie, leaving a museum in Los Angeles.

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