Mel Gibson becomes a father for the ninth time

Mel Gibson has become a father for the ninth time!

The 61-year-old actor welcomed a baby boy - his first child with 26-year-old girlfriend Rosalind Ross.

The couple named the new arrival Lars Gerard Gibson, a rep for the star told People magazine.

Baby Lars was born in Los Angeles on Saturday (January 22), weighing 5 lbs. 5 oz.

Mel has been busy working on his Hollywood comeback over the last few years following a series of controversies.

He recently directed World War II drama Hacksaw Ridge, which was a box office hit and scored a number of awards nominations.

The Lethal Weapon star has six other sons and two daughters from his previous marriages.

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