But he doesn't seem very broken up about it, does it? Now that Mischa Barton (or her character, Marissa Cooper, we suppose) is dead, Benjamin McKenzie can walk around without an emaciated ball and chain holding him down.
Everyone on the set of The OC seems to be more relaxed now. Almost all cast members agree that this is probably the last season for the once hilarious and witty FOX program. So they can kick back and have fun with it.
Or entertain offers to play Wonder Woman, as Rachel Bilson is reportedly doing. Either way, the point remains the same: Marissa sucked.