Meghan Markle news: Sussexes’ popularity dropped after Megxit announcement | Royal | News (Reports)

0
103

Meanwhile, the public’s opinion on Queen improved dramatically throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a poll has found. A YouGov-led survey found that favourability for Kate Middleton and Prince William had also increased.

The poll also revealed people believe the Cambridge’s influence on the Royal Family over the next decade will prevail over that of the Sussexes, and even over Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

The survey was conducted from October 3-4 with 1,626 people answering the questions.

READ  Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘not ready’ to return to UK for Christmas | Royal | News (Reports)

Respondents were asked whether they had “positive or negative opinion” about specific royals.

Prince Harry’s positive rating was 71 percent in October last year.

However, the percentage dropped to just 55 percent days after he announced his intentions to quit royal life.

In the same period, the Duchess of Sussex’s rating went from 55 percent to 38 percent.

READ  From Portsmouth to Odesa, UK and Ukraine naval cooperation on show as Ukrainian President visits HMS Prince of Wales

The Queen remains the highest ranking royal with 83 percent approval.

Prince William follows closely with 79 percent approval rate.

READ MORE: Monarch speaks of future of Crown in the hands of heir – ‘A wise guy’

Vanity Fair Royal Editor Katie Nicholl said: “That day was somewhat overshadowed when, just a day later, Harry and Meghan publicly announced that they were expecting their first child.

READ  Jeremy Hunt pledges to raise Rohingya crisis during meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar - UK

“It’s understood that they shared that news with close family friends at the wedding itself.

“Understandably that was upsetting for Princess Eugenie.”

Royal author Tom Quinn added: “Although Meghan and Eugenie get on perfectly well, they are not good friends.

LEAVE A REPLY

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.