Meghan Markle nightmare: Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry's popularity plummets in US after their attacks on Royal Family

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's popularity has plummeted in January 2023
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's popularity has plummeted in January 2023

The results of new polling on the popularity of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in US have been revealed

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's popularity has plummetted in the US since the Duke of Sussex's bombshell autobiography Spare was released.

The Sussexes have both dropped from positive polling scores to negative in the space of one month.

In early December, Prince Harry's popularity was +38 compared to -7 in the latest January poll.

Whilst Meghan Markle was less popular than Prince Harry in the US, the Duchess of Sussex had a positive polling score of + 23.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped down as working members of the Royal Family in 2020
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped down as working members of the Royal Family in 2020

However, Meghan's popularity has fallen to -13 in the newest poll.

Whilst Meghan is currently more unpopular than her husband in the US, Prince Harry's popularity has suffered the bigger blow, dropping 45 points compared to the 36-point decrease for the Duchess of Sussex.

The fresh data is from pollster Redfield & Wilton, who also asked if Prince Harry was right to reveal private conversations he had with his family in his memoir.

In another blow to the Duke, only 26 per cent said he made the right move with 44 per cent saying they felt it was the wrong decision.

However, 37 per cent of Americans polled said they have the same opinion of Meghan and Harry as they did before Spare's release.

The poll was made up of 2,000 US voters and shows a worrying dip in popularity for the Sussexes.

Polling conducted between January 5-6 shows that Prince Harry's popularity has dropped in the UK following the release of extracts from his book.

Prince William is more popular than Prince Harry with Britons according to the latest polling
Prince William is more popular than Prince Harry with Britons according to the latest polling

The latest YouGov poll shows that just 26 per cent of Britons have a positive view of Prince Harry which represents a seven-point drop in popularity for the royal in around a month.

Sixty-four per cent of Brits that were polled said they had a negative view of the Duke of Sussex.

Prince William has suffered multiple attacks from his brother in Spare and the Prince of Wales's popularity has also suffered as a result.

The first in line to the throne's popularity has fallen by eight points but remains significantly higher than Harry's levels as sixty-nine per cent of Britons still hold a positive view of Prince William, which is down from 77 per cent in December 2022.