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Diddy attends private viewing of ‘soulmate’ Kim Porter day before funeral after sharing prayer video

He’s been devastated by the sudden death a week ago of Kim Porter, the mother of three of his children.

And on Friday, Diddy was seen entering a funeral home in Columbus, Georgia, for a private viewing of the late model ahead of her funeral on Saturday.

The rap mogul, 49, was accompanied by another man and the somber pair held hands as they arrived. 

 

Diddy was seen entering a funeral home in Columbus, Georgia, on Friday for a private viewing of Kim Porter, the mother of three of his children, who died suddenly a week ago 

Diddy was dressed in a fur-trimmed coat over a suit and sported dark glasses.

Kimora Lee Simmons, who’d been photographed in tears after learning of her close friend Porter’s passing on November 15, was also at the funeral home where she lit candles on the front porch.

Porter’s funeral will take place at Cascade Hills Church in her hometown and it’s believed singers Mary J. Blige and Faith Evans are set to perform during the service.

The rap mogul, 49, who wore a fur-trimmed coat over a suit and dark glasses, was accompanied by another man and the somber pair held hands as they arrived

The rap mogul, 49, who wore a fur-trimmed coat over a suit and dark glasses, was accompanied by another man and the somber pair held hands as they arrived

There was a security presence at the location and other family and friends coming and going

There was a security presence at the location and other family and friends coming and going

Porter's funeral will take place at Cascade Hills Church in her hometown

It's believed singers Mary J. Blige and Faith Evans are set to perform during the service

Porter’s funeral will take place at Cascade Hills Church in her hometown and it’s believed singers Mary J. Blige and Faith Evans are set to perform during the service

Tragic: Porter, 47, who had a 13-year on/off relationship with Diddy, passed away at her home in Los Angeles on November 15.  She is pictured with the singer and record producer in 2005

Tragic: Porter, 47, who had a 13-year on/off relationship with Diddy, passed away at her home in Los Angeles on November 15. She is pictured with the singer and record producer in 2005

Porter’s extended family also issued a statement on Friday in which they described her as ‘a loving mother and devoted friend’.

‘Although we’ve lost our best friend, God has gained a special angel and we know she is watching over us,’ the statement said.

‘God broke the mold when he made Kim, there was truly no other woman like her. Although her time here on earth was far too short, she lived a life full of purpose and meaning.’

The statement from the Porter, Goodwin and Combs families continued: ‘She was the epitome of kindness and grace. There wasn’t a person she met whose soul she did not touch.’

‘Kim was the type of woman who changed lives for the better. She will be forever remembered and missed by so many. As her family, we promise to honor her every day of our lives. We love you always.’ 

Kimora Lee Simmons, who'd been photographed in tears after learning of her friend Porter's passing on November 15, was also at the funeral home where she lit candles on the front porch

Kimora Lee Simmons, who’d been photographed in tears after learning of her friend Porter’s passing on November 15, was also at the funeral home where she lit candles on the front porch

Porter's extended family also issued a statement on Friday in which they described her as 'a loving mother and devoted friend'

Porter’s extended family also issued a statement on Friday in which they described her as ‘a loving mother and devoted friend’

'Although we’ve lost our best friend, God has gained a special angel and we know she is watching over us,' the families' statement said

‘Although we’ve lost our best friend, God has gained a special angel and we know she is watching over us,’ the families’ statement said

Before his visit to the funeral home, Diddy gave a glimpse into his state of mind as he shared on Instagram an old video in which he’s saying a prayer.  

In the caption, the rapper and record producer wrote: ‘This is I prayer I said like a year ago. God help us. Love to all.’ (sic)

In the selfie clip he looks straight into the  camera as he sits in front of a large window.

‘I’ve been through some dark times…,’ he began. 

‘There’s a lot of people out there in that darkness today, in that lost place today, in that place where you feel stuck…. where you don’t know what to do next.’

God's help: He's been devastated by the sudden death of Porter and on Friday, Diddy gave a glimpse into his state of mind as he shared an old video in which he says a prayer

God’s help: He’s been devastated by the sudden death of Porter and on Friday, Diddy gave a glimpse into his state of mind as he shared an old video in which he says a prayer

In the selfie clip he looks straight into the camera as he sits in front of a large window

'I've been through some dark times...,' he began

Shared a prayer: In the selfie clip he looks straight into the camera as he sits in front of a large window. ‘I’ve been through some dark times…,’ he began

‘That means you have to get closer to Him. That means you have to say His name. That means you have to ask Him for help: ‘God help me, God help me, God help me’.’

As the video continues, Diddy, 49, prays: ‘God bless us all today …show them the way, show them the light. You are the light.’

‘I’m not your preacher, I’m just your brother,’ he explained. ‘Just sending you love and praying for everybody who can hear me. God bless.’ 

Sad: The couple  shared 11-year-old twins Jessie James and D'Lila and son Christian, 20, and in a tweet, Diddy said they had been 'more than soulmates'

Sad: The couple shared 11-year-old twins Jessie James and D’Lila and son Christian, 20, and in a tweet, Diddy said they had been ‘more than soulmates’

Porter, the mother of three of Diddy’s children, passed away at her home in Los Angeles on November 15.

She and the singer had dated on and off for 13 years, and in a tweet, Diddy said they had been ‘more than soulmates’. 

They shared 11-year-old twin girls Jessie James and D’Lila, 11, and a son Christian, 20. 

Porter also had a son Quincy, 27, from her marriage to Al B. Sure!

She died after suffering from a bout of pneumonia but her exact cause of death is unknown. The model’s death certificate, which was obtained by The Blast, lists her cause of death as ‘deferred.’

Diddy joined Porter and their three children along with her son Quincy Brown (fourth from left) from her marriage to singer Al B. Sure!, at a screening in LA on October 30

Diddy joined Porter and their three children along with her son Quincy Brown (fourth from left) from her marriage to singer Al B. Sure!, at a screening in LA on October 30

On Monday, Diddy shared some videos from inside his Bel Air mansion of the intimate memorial for his ex and mother of three of his children.

Huge framed photos of the model lined the steps of the rap mogul’s home, flanked by lit candles.

The Bad Boy head honcho spent much of Sunday and Monday posting photo after photo of himself and Porter on social media.

In one emotional post, he poured out his heart to his late love.

‘For the last three days I’ve been trying to wake up out of this nightmare. But I haven’t,’ Diddy wrote on Instagram. 

‘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,’ he said. 

Missed: Huge framed photos of the model lined the steps of the rap mogul's home, flanked by lit candles in a shrine he created for Porter and that he shared on social media

Missed: Huge framed photos of the model lined the steps of the rap mogul’s home, flanked by lit candles in a shrine he created for Porter and that he shared on social media

Meanwhile, Lil’ Kim took to Instagram on Thursday to pay tribute to Porter.

The rapper, 44, confessed that she struggled to ‘put into words’ how special Porter was. 

‘Oh my Kim. There are so many memories with the family and although you were talented at many things, you had one of the major roles and held down the family like none other,’ she wrote on Thanksgiving.

‘With today being about family, I can’t help but honor this amazing woman and the family. Hold your family tight a little longer today. I will always be there for my extended family. Thanks for all of your prayers ❤️ Rest in Paradise Kim Porter.’ 

Meanwhile, Lil' Kim took to Instagram on Thursday to pay tribute to Porter. The rapper, 44, confessed that she struggled to 'put into words' how special Porter was

Meanwhile, Lil’ Kim took to Instagram on Thursday to pay tribute to Porter. The rapper, 44, confessed that she struggled to ‘put into words’ how special Porter was

 



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