Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s popularity ratings are falling again in Britain, according to new data released Tuesday, March 7.
The negative numbers for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were reflected in the poll conducted in Britain on March 1 by Redfield & Wilton.
Net favourability of royal family members in Great Britain (1 March):
Kate Middleton +52% (-11)
Prince William +49% (-12)
King Charles III +27% (-19)
Queen Camilla +1% (-24)
Prince Harry -22% (-37)
Meghan Markle -33% (-31)
Prince Andrew -53% (-22)
Changes +/- 30 November pic.twitter.com/XR928xEVcN
— Redfield & Wilton Strategies (@RedfieldWilton) March 7, 2023
What is Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s approval rating?
Harry’s approval rating has fallen 37 points since November to -22. In Meghan’s case it fell 31 points, leaving her with a net approval rating of -33.
According to experts, the unpopularity of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex intensifies following the release of the Netflix documentary, and the book ‘Spare’. Although it is worth noting that the rest of the royal family dropped points in the poll.
The one with the worst approval rating is Prince Andrew at -53, a drop of 22 points since November.
Kate and William continue to maintain net positive ratings, but had a drop of -11 and -12 respectively.
Camilla received an approval rating of +1. As for King Charles he currently has a net approval rating of +27, having a drop of 19 points since November.
The Windsor household has faced a series of public challenges in the past five months,following claims made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in the Netflix documentary series ‘Harry & Meghan’ and the prince’s memoir.
Charles, Camilla and William were the royals most negatively portrayed in ‘Spare’
King Charles is accused of being cold and not close to his son. Camilla is portrayed as the evil stepmother who leaks stories to the media about the Sussexes to gain press. William was portrayed as the heir trapped by the system, capable of assaulting his younger brother.
From Buckingham Palace has not issued any statements the accusations.
Harry and Meghan’s approval rating in the United States
The popularity of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in the United States is not as different as in Britain. Harry’s net approval rating is -10 and Meghan’s at -17, according to the latest data conducted in December made before the release of the Netflix documentary series.