Is Mel Gibson about to become a dad for the ninth time?

According to a new report, the 59-year-old's much younger girlfriend, Rosalind Ross, 24, is expecting the couple's first child together — but Mel's ninth overall.

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Mel with Rosalind.

"Rosey suddenly gave up drinking about a month ago," a source tells New Idea magazine. "And while she won't admit she's pregnant, she's not denying it either."

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Although the duo have only been dating since July, the source explains, "[Rosey's] always said that she wanted to be a young mom and have three or four children."

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Mel and ex-wife Robyn.

Mel already has seven kids from his marriage to Robyn Gibson, whom he separated from in 2006 and officially divorced in 2011. The Braveheart star also has a daughter with ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.

The Oscar winner and his current gal pal already made headlines last month when the notoriously hot-headed actor was accused of shoving and spitting on a female photographer. Police declined to press charges.