Meghan Markle and Prince Harry appear to be losing support among young Brits—who have historically been their biggest fans, polling suggests.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have crashed to their lowest ever net favorability ratings according to U.K. pollsters YouGov.
However, there is one aspect of the data that may be particularly worrying to fans of the couple.
Meghan and Harry have long turned off older Brits whose loyalties lie with Queen Elizabeth II and the monarchy, polling shows.
However, in YouGov’s latest survey of 1667 adults, between August 27 and August 29, their popularity seems to be narrowing among younger citizens as well.
Polling conducted within days of the Oprah Winfrey interview in March showed 59 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds supported Prince Harry while 28 percent viewed him negatively, giving a net favorability of +31 percent.
At the same time, 55 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds viewed Meghan positively compared to 32 percent who viewed her negatively, a net approval of +23 percent.
However, the latest research has seen these two measures narrow to give them lower net approval ratings among their traditionally most supportive age group.
Prince Harry is viewed positively by 47 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds and negatively by 44 percent, giving him a net approval of +3 percent, a drop of 28 points.
Meghan is viewed positively by 50 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds and negatively by 40 percent, leaving her with a net favorability of +10 percent, a drop of 13…