News of Porter’s passing elicited heartfelt condolences from across the entertainment industry.
“This is so heartbreaking. Lord please give her kids & her whole family strength,” Missy Elliott wrote on Twitter.
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson also took to Twitter to voice his grief. “R.I.P to Kim Porter, I send my condolences to her friends and family. She was loved and will be missed dearly,” he said. “I know Puff is hit right now, he loved her for real, soul mate type sh–. Chin up puff, Positive vibes only.”
Beyond her modeling career, Porter made several film and television appearances over the years, including roles in “The Brothers” and the TV series “Wicked Wicked Game.”