Supergirl’s Chyler Leigh Wearing Super Suit And Wig In New Pic: What Does It Mean?!

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The Supergirl cast loves teasing us poor fans with tantalizing images of whatever’s going on behind the scenes. Chyler Leigh, who plays the BAMF Director of the DEO and sister to Kara (Melissa Benoist) Alex Danvers, posted a photo on her Instagram that has us all wanting some answers.

In the photo, Alex is wearing a black and blue Supergirl suit along with a black wig in a style reminiscent of the Benoist’s season five coif. She looks badass, and we are insanely curious as to why she’s wearing that. She only captioned it with “If Alex could fly…” before tagging the Supergirl Insta and the #SuperAlex hashtag.

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If Alex could fly too… #SuperAlex @supergirlcw

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So how does Alex get in her own supersuit? Why does she have Kara’s hairstyle? What is going on around here?!

We have four, possible, explanations.

One is that this all some kind of bizarre dream sequence of Alex’s or another character. Odd, possible, but unlikely.

Two is that somehow the page of the Book of Destiny that Lex had came into play and Supergirl has a whole Elseworlds situation going on for an episode. Likelier than the dream sequence, but we don’t know if it survived.

Three is that this is some kind of reality messing nonsense courtesy of fifth dimensional imp, Mister Mxyzptlk. Mxyzptlk is returning in season five being played by Thomas Lennon, who is recurring in the fifth season. So it’s possible that this has something do with him.

Four is that this Alex is a doppelgänger from a destroyed Earth post-Crisis. As we learned in “The Bottle Episode”, there is a nexus point in Al’s Bar where survivors of destroyed worlds are just being spat out. This Alex could be from an alternate Earth and be her doppelgänger. No clue if that will happen, but it would be awesome if it did.

Until we get more information, we can only speculate.

Supergirl airs Sundays at 9/8c on The CW.

Bec Heim