LOS ANGELES -- Mel Gibson and his girlfriend are welcomingthe birth of the couple's first child - making the Oscar-winner afather for the eighth time.
Gibson's publicist Alan Nierob said Monday that OksanaGrigorieva gave birth to a baby girl named Lucia on Friday at ahospital in Los Angeles.
No further details were available.
The 53-year-old "Braveheart" star has seven children with hisex-wife, Robyn.
She cited irreconcilable differences in her Aprildivorce petition to end their marriage of 28 years.
Grigorieva is a 39-year-old Russian musician. She and Gibson metwhile filming "Edge of Reason."
Gibson is currently filming "TheBeaver," directed by Jodie Foster.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times