Source: Gibson's ex drops violence claims in court

US actor Mel Gibson listens to Costa Rica's President Oscar Arias, unseen, at Arias' home in San Jose, Monday, July 9, 2007. Gibson met with Arias to discuss possible humanitarian projects in Costa Rica.(AP Photo/Kent Gilbert)

May 4, 2011 6:21:01 PM PDT
A source says Mel Gibson's former girlfriend has told a judge hearing the couple's child custody dispute that she is dropping allegations that the Oscar-winner struck her during a fight last year.