Toe-to-Toe: Is Chivalry Dead?

Willie Garson and Siggy Flicker discuss the results of a Swedish study on chivalry.
5:53 | 08/01/12

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I BROKE SO MANY OTHER THINGS. WE WANT TO MOVE ON TO A NEW SWEDISH STUDY THAT JUST CAME OUT THAT SAID THAT CHIVALRY IS DEAD. THEY SAID IT'S BASED ON SHIPWRECKS OF ALL THINGS THAT TURNS OUT THE MALE SURVIVAL RATE WAS A LOT HIGHER THAN THAT OF WOMEN. WHICH IS A REALLY ODD WAY TO GET INTO THIS QUESTION. IF IT'S DEAD -- TAKE A LOOK AT THIS. JASON SIEGEL, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, LOVELY COUPLE. TAKE A LOOK. THE MAN IS SPORTING THE HEAVY BAGS BUT THEN WE HAVE JENNIFER LOPEZ AND CASPER SMART. I THINK THAT'S IN HIS CONTRACT. I THINK IT'S TIME TO GO "TOE TO TOE." IT IS. IT IS. YOU PROBABLY RECOGNIZE HIM FROM "SEX AND THE CITY" AND "WHITE COLLAR" ACTOR, WILLIE GARSON IS HERE. AND FROM VH-1'S ZIGGY FLICKER. COME ON OUT. HELLO. HI. THANK YOU. ALLOW ME. WILLIE. THANK YOU. OH. ANOTHER DISPLAY OF CHIVALRY. WILLIE, WHAT DO YOU THINK? ALIVE, DEAD? I THINK IT'S ALIVE. I THINK IT'S ALIVE AS IT SHOULD "B". AGAIN THIS STUDY WAS RIDICULOUS ABOUT BOATS GOING DOWN. I DIDN'T UNDERSTAND WHY THAT WAS AN INTRAINTO IT TOPIC. I WOULD, EVEN ON THE BOAT IF IT WAS GOING DOWN, I WOULD HOLD OPEN A DOOR OR OFFER A HA HANDKERCHIEF TO A WOMAN. IN MY WORLD. CHIVALRY IS NOT DEAD. I TRY NOT TO FEEL STRONGLY ABOUT THIS. I'M 100% LIKE YOU. IT WOULD NEVER OCCUR TO ME NOT TO BE CHIVALROUS. NOT ONLY IS IT NOT DEAD OR ALIVE AND KICKING, WHOEVER RAISED YOU, JOSH ELLIOTT. RAISED YOU IN THE RIGHT WAY. I'M ON THE SHOW, HE STANDS UP AND PULLS OUT HIS SEAT. HE DOES IT FOR EVERYBODY. IT GOES BACK TO THE WAY YOUR MOMMY AND DADDY RAISED YOU. MY SON, JOSHUA, I HOPE GROWS UP TO BE LIKE JOSHUA ELLIOTT. BY THE WAY, MY HUSBAND STILL HOLDS MY BAG FOR ME AND IT'S A 100-POUND BAG, WE'RE WALKING DOWN THE STREET. I SAID MICHAEL, YOU'RE 6'3" 2, 20, YOU'RE STILL HOLDING MY BAG. HE SAID I DON'T WANT YOU HOLDING ITTIC SWEETHEART. I KNOW THERE'S A LOT OF WOMEN INDEPENDENTT, MONEY-MAKER, THEY DON'T NEED THAT. THAT'S DEROGATORY AND CONDE SENDISE CONDESCENDING. THAT'S THE DOWNSIDE OF FEMINISM. THERE'S CERTAINLY WOMEN ATHLETES THAT SHOULD BE CARRIAGE MY BAG. I BELIEVE IN THAT, BUT I BELIEVE IN GOOD MANNERS. IT'S JUST GOOD MANNER, IF I'M STRONGER THAN SOMEONE I-SHOULD BE HOLDING -- WHEN I THINK OF CHIVALRY, I THINK ABOUT STANDING, WAITING FOR SOMEONE TO GET OUT OF A SUBWAY CAR. WAITING FOR SOMEONE TO GET OUT OF THE ELEVATOR. A WOMAN, I STAND UP ON THE SUBWAY SO A WOMAN CAN SIT DOWN. IS THERE ANYTHING YOU WON'T DO CONSIDERED OLD SCHOOL? -- CERTAINLY IF I WASSON THE SHIP, I'M OUT. I'M SORRY. NO, SHE WAS MAKING A REALLY GOOD POINT BACK STAGE, UNLESS I'M IN A RELATIONSHIP WITH HER, AND IT'S YOU AND ME GETTING OFF THE SHIP I'M OUT. HE'S NOT SAYING, EXCUSE ME, HONEY, KID, GET OFF THE SHIP. HE'S NOT WORRYING ABOUT EVERYBODY ELSE ON THE SHIP. YES, PEOPLE ARE SELFISH, WOMEN TODAY ARE OUT THERE. WE'RE NO LONGER IN THE KITCHEN, THANK GOD. WE ARE POWERFUL, WE HAVE CAREERS. WHETHER WE'RE IN THE KITCHEN, TAKE CARE -- YOU DO IT ALL, BRING HOME THE BACON, FRY IT UP IN THE PAN AND DON'T LET YOUR MAN FORGET HE'S YOUR MAN. I MAKE REALLY GOOD RESERVATIONS. HER HUSBAND, DAVE, I SPEND A LOT OF TIME WITH HIM. IT'S A WONDERFUL RELATIONSHIP. HE COULDN'T BE MORE CHIVALROUS. FOR ME, TOO, WITH A 4-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, I WANT HER TO KNOW WHAT IT IS TO BE RESPECTED. I WANT TO DO FOR HER -- I WANT TO BE NICE, I WANT TO BE KIND. . AND, YOU KNOW WHAT, I HAVE -- I HAVE TWO YOUNG CHILDREN, SOPHIE AND JOSHUA. MY EX-HUSBAND IS A DEFINITION OF CLASS. JOSHUA AND SOPHIE SEES THE WAY THEIR FATHER TREATS ME AND MY HUSBAND MICHAEL TREATS ME -- IT IS A TAKE HOME. SO WHEN YOU GROW UP. YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO ANYTHING FANCY. IT'S A SIMPLE THING, OPENING UP A DOOR -- GREAT. BUT I THINK IT'S AN OUTDATED THOUGHT IS SIEVALRY IS MEN TOORSD WOMEN. LIKE MY SON -- THERE'S A MAN IN MY APARTMENT BUILDING, HE'S GOT TO BE, I DON'T KNOW, 300, 400 YEARS OLD. HE'S CARRYING HIS GROCERIES AND I SAW HIM AND I TOOK -- I SAID LET ME GET THAT FOR YOU, YOU'RE IN, WHATEVER, 1-E, WHATEVER. LET ME CARRY THAT. I CARRIED IT OVER. AND LITERALLY THREE WEEKS LATER, MY SON, OUT OF NOWHERE SAID TO ME, YOU KNOW WHAT, WHEN YOU DID THAT THING WITH THE GROSS RIS FOR THAT GUY, THAT WAS REALLY NICE. SEE, THAT'S NICE. THAT'S CHIVALRY TO ME. WE HAVE BEEN ASKING YOU ALL DAY. WHAT DO YOU THINK, IS CHIVALRY DEAD? HERE'S WHAT YOU HAD TO SAY, FASCINATINGLY. HERE'S OUR FIRST 50/50. I HOPE 50% OF YOU ARE WRONG. I SAY WE MAKE A PACT RIGHT NOW AND LET'S NOT LET IT DIE. PINKKY SWEAR.

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