Mel Gibson and ex-girlfriend reach settlement

Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva arrive at the "Edge Of Darkness" Premiere in Paris Thursday Feb. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

August 27, 2011 2:22:14 AM PDT
Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend have reached a financial and custody settlement of a bitter dispute that spawned a criminal case and left the Academy Award winner's reputation damaged.