Poor Michael "Ben Linus" Emerson is still answering questions about the Lost finale, which despite many clarifications continues to confuse a lot of people. If you're one of them, read on and all will become clear. If you haven't seen the Lost finale yet, go away, don't read this!
"Everybody was dead, but the plane really crashed, everything on the island really happened."
You can't put it much more simply than that! He also said:
"It's such a good finale, you know, humane and soulful. The antechamber to the afterlife. It's what people fantasize about."
Via TMZ video.