Mel confirms baby name

03 Nov 2009

Octodad and girlfriend reveal their daughter’s moniker

MEL GIBSON has confirmed his girlfriend OKSANA GRIGORIEVA gave birth to a baby daughter whom they named Lucia -in Los Angeles on Friday.

The actor's representative has confirmed Lucia was due in December but arrived on Friday.  Gibson's spokesperson Alan Nierob says, "Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson welcomed the arrival of a baby girl named Lucia on Friday at an undisclosed hospital in Los Angeles."

Lucia is Gibson's eight child - he has six sons and a daughter with ex-wife Robyn,

Grigorieva, 39, also has a son, Alexander, with her former boyfriend, actor Timothy Dalton.