|From TV Guide.com:
quote:Thanks to Nelly for the heads up!
"I probably won't get a straight answer but I am going to take a chance: Did you think that was the best closure for Clark and Lana? Breaking them up because they had to, not because they learned as adults they were not going to work? — marhikaty
Souders: We wanted the young Lana we met eight years ago — the girl who always needed to be saved — to finish her arc as far from that helpless cheerleader as possible. It's because they were adults, challenging each other to be stronger and better, that they had to part. The Kryptonite was really a symbol for what fans knew all along — that they weren't destined for each other. "