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Following weeks of very strong yet never, ever officially validated buzz, ABC has all but confirmed that Michael Vartan's character of Michael Vaughn is being killed off on Alias. In response to a New York Post article about scurrilous rumors being spread online by Vartan's more militant fans including the allegation that the name of Jennifer Garner's onetime beau can never be uttered on set!  a rep for the spy series says, "[This] is so not true! Of course people say [his] name. He was loved very much on the set, and [cast mates] remember him fondly. All this misinformation is being put out by fans who are angry about what happened with [Vaughn]." OK, Mr. Affleck, slowly step away from your keyboard....