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Combs, other celebs say goodbye to Kim Porter with fireworks

File-This Nov. 16, 2011, file photo shows Kim Porter arriving at the Google and T-Mobile party celebrating the launch of Google Music, in Los Angeles. Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died. A representative for Sean "Diddy" Combs confirmed the death of the 47-year-old on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. No further details were immediately available. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Fireworks marked the end of the graveside service at the funeral of Kim Porter, the longtime former girlfriend of music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs.

The funeral was held Saturday in Porter’s hometown of Columbus, Georgia, at a megachurch that can seat 2,500.

The Ledger-Enquirer reported that along with Combs, record producer Russell Simmons, artists Usher, Mary J. Blige, Lil’ Kim, Mase, Faith Evans and Yolanda Adams were all at the service, which ended with fireworks

Porter was an actress and model and the mother of three of Combs’ children. She was buried in the same cemetery as her mother.

Porter was found dead in her Los Angeles home on Nov. 15. She was 47. Authorities have not released a cause of death.

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