Hope springs eternal for Emaya fans. Although Maya St. Germain (Bianca Lawson) was killed on Pretty Little Liars Season 2, Episode 25: “UnmAsked,” her fans continue to speculate about her possible return. At the very least, they wonder if she could appear again in flashbacks.

Apparently speculation has turned into rumor, and some fans are under the impression that Maya might appear in Season 3, Episode 15: "Mona-Mania."

Is this rumor based in truth? PLL writer Bryan Holdman recently weighed in.

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A fan asked Bryan, "please confirm this rumor That Maya will be on 3x15 ? False? I know she's dead but maybe as flashback or video?"

Unfortunately for Maya fans, Bryan replied, "here's what I have to say about that:" and added a link to a video for the song "Rumors" by Timex Social Club. The song is all about false rumors, and its chorus includes the lines, "Look at all these rumors surroundin' me every day / I just need some time, some time to get away from / From all these rumors, I can't take it no more."

Sorry, folks. Based on Bryon's tweet, it sounds like this rumor is way off base.

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Catch the return of PLL Season 3 on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.

Source: @BryanHoldman

Rebecca Martin is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @BeccaMartin47.

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