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Mel Gibson Welcomes Eighth Child

Actor's girlfriend gives birth to baby girl Lucia

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    The actor and girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva welcomed baby girl Lucia on Friday at a Los Angeles hospital, his rep said.

    Mel Gibson is officially an octodad.

    The actor's girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva, gave birth to baby girl Lucia at a Los Angeles hospital on Friday, a rep for Gibson said. The child was his first with the Russian beauty.

    Grigorieva, 39, gave birth a few weeks before her December due date.

    Gibson, 53, announced the brunette songbird's pregnancy on "The Tonight Show" in May when he revealed that he and his soon-to-be-ex wife Robyn had been separated for "three years." She filed for divorce from the actor in April after 28 years of marriage.

    The couple has seven kids together -- six sons and one daughter.

    "I guess I'm Octo-Mel," he joked on the show.

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    Grigorieva has a 12-year-old kid with "James Bond" star Timothy Dalton.