Good news for Slexie fans! Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes has teased that something good is coming for the potential soulmates after all.

On last week’s Grey’s (Season 8, Episode 18: “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”), we finally returned to one of our favorite relationships on the show. This time around, Lexie (Chyler Leigh) was doing the pining for Mark (Eric Dane), who remains oblivious to her recently revived desire. Derek (Patrick Dempsey), despite his reluctance to get involved, pretty much let Lex know that Mark would get back together with her at the drop of a hat.

Shonda tells TV Guide, “I think they’re going to get some satisfaction … I cannot say that it’s not going to be bittersweet or painful. That’s all.” Not a lot to work with, but before we start jumping on that double negative-equalling-a-positive and interpreting her cryptic spoiler to mean that Slexie’s satisfaction will be bittersweet and painful (phew!), we’re going to hold out hope that these two make it work.

When we asked readers if Mark and Lexie have a real shot at a successful relationship now, half of you said yes, and half of you said no. So it seems like only Shonda knows for now. As usual!

Catch a new episode of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, April 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: TV Guide

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