'Supergirl' Stars & Fans React to Emotional Sanvers Split: 'Everything Hurts'

Gina Carbone

Chyler Leigh reached out with love and hope after that heartbreaking "Supergirl" episode. And, as Leigh noted, since there wasn't "absolute closure" between her character Alex Danvers and Floriana Lima's Maggie Sawyer, there's hope for an eventual return.

For now, "Supergirl" fans are hurting from the Danvers/Sawyer "Sanvers" breakup in Season 3, Episode 5, "Damage." The breakup happened because Floriana Lima decided to leave the show, but Leigh told TVLine you never know what will happen in the future.

"As of now, what we know is we got these five amazing episodes based on [Lima's] availability. If she can come back, I know we would all love to have that happen. I don't know what that would look like ... but that's not my job. My job is to do the best with what has been handed to me."

Both Leigh and Lima took to social media after the episode, praising each other, episode director Kevin Smith, and the fans: