London | A poll released Friday shows that Prince Harry and his wife, Megan Markle, have reached unpopular records with Britain following allegations of racism after they confessed on US television.
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According to a study conducted by Yukov among 1,664 adults, Britain had the first negative opinion (48%) for Prince Harry (36%), followed by a sixth (sixth), a positive (45%).
31% of those polled had a positive opinion of 39-year-old former American actress Megan Markle, while a majority of 58% viewed her as negative.
In contrast, the data suggest that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex ‘expressions did not affect the reputation of the rest of the royal family.
They argued that their departure from the monarchy was justified by unacceptable media pressure, racism and the lack of support from the royal family over Megan’s suicidal thoughts.
An unnamed member of the royal family commented before the birth of their son Archie on what color the baby’s skin would be.
Queen Elizabeth II continues to be the favorite royal figure with an 80% approval rating. Prince William – Harry’s brother and second in line – and his wife Kate are also very popular, with an approval rating of 75%.
Only Prince Charles, Harry’s father and heir to the crown, was affected in the interview. Negative comments against him increased by six percentage points (42%), while positive comments fell by 9 points (49%).
However, not all is bad for “Sussex” because the in-depth analysis reveals a huge disparity in the age of the respondents: most of the 18-24 year olds in Britain are Prince Harry (59%) and Megan Markle (55%).
In addition, polls in the United States favored them the most, where Harry and Megan’s popularity soared after an interview with their friend Oprah Winfrey, 69% (+23 points) and 67% (+22 points), respectively. According to this morning’s consultation poll, it is set to become one of the royal family’s most beloved characters, even passing in front of the Queen (65% positive comments).
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