In the words of those who have passed ... 2020 edition, part 2 by Egantx7

Question 15

If you have tried everything else – and women are pretty good at this – they can’t leave it alone. They want to have the last word and you give them the last word, but they’re not happy with the last word. They want to say it again, and get into a really provocative situation, then I think it’s (slapping a woman) absolutely right.

1987 interview with Barbara Walters

Sean Connery (Given a chance to back off his 1965 claim, he sadly doubled down instead)