The popularity of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry plunged in Britain after their revealing interview with Oprah Winfrey, a new poll found on Friday.
During the explosive shootout, the couple made allegations of racism against the royal family and claimed that Markle’s calls for help were ignored after she became suicidal.
Harry’s popularity fell 15 points from just a week before the interview, according to the new YouGov poll (via Reuters). Forty-eight percent of the 1,664 participants had a “negative attitude” towards Harry.
The poll also found that only three in ten people had a “positive opinion” of Markle after the interview. An overwhelming majority of 58% had a “negative opinion” of the former “Suits” star.
The new opinions on the couple – who are expecting a daughter – come after their headline-grabbing interview, in which they accused the royals of having talks about the ‘dark color’ of their son Archie’s skin. At his birth. Markle also alleged that ‘the firm’ did not protect her as they said and let her catch on fire for a fake account that she made her sister-in-law, Kate Middleton, cry before her wedding. in May 2018 with Harry.
Markle also revealed that she became suicidal while pregnant with Archie, but the royal institution refused to help her when contacted.
Harry’s father, Prince Charles, also saw a decline in his popularity in the poll, with 42% of people saying they had a “negative opinion” of him.
During the interview, Harry revealed that his father had stopped taking his calls for a while after ‘Megxit’. He also said he tried to help his brother, Prince William, see the “toxic” ways of the royal family lifestyle, but to no avail.
However, publication Page Six exclusively reported Thursday that Harry and William had opened up “channels of communication” after the interview.