Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex found themselves being booed during a national service of thanksgiving on Friday at St. Paul’s Cathedral, as many wonder if his brother William is keeping the couple away at arm’s length likely due to their unpopularity.

Harry and Meghan found themselves attending both the Trooping the Colour on Thursday and a Thanksgiving service on Friday in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, which marks the 70th-year reign of Queen Elizabeth in the U.K., according to Insider.

In spite of their low-key appearance during the ceremony, they still found themselves being booed by the public when they appeared from both St. Paul’s Cathedral and for the National Service of Thanksgiving, with whatever small cheer broke out being drowned out by the booing, the New York Post reported.

The couple is reportedly among the most unpopular royals in England, with only 32% of British people supporting the Duke of Sussex while around 23% hold a positive view of his wife Meghan, which is low when compared with the Queen’s numbers, where eight out of ten British folks support her.

Many are theorizing that the cold reception for the couple does not stop with the public: it appears that many of the royals gathered in both events were largely unenthusiastic with their presence. Most also noticed that his brother Prince William and Kate were seated far away from the couple and did not interact with them during the events.

Rumors continue to fly that Harry and William’s relationship as brothers were strained after Harry left the monarchy as a working royal, with both brothers attempting to mend the relationship in various ways since.

A possible way that the mending of the relationship could have continued is through the royal family’s attendance to Lilibet’s birthday that weekend. Unfortunately, because it coincided with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, most of the royal family were unable to attend, Elle reported.

“It’s simply a coincidence they fell on the same day,” a source said about the event. “There was no intended slight.”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as well as other royal family members, still greeted Lilibet online in a series of birthday messages from their accounts.

“Wishing a very happy birthday to Lilibet, turning one today!” they tweeted.

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's first appearance at a royal event in years was met with boos from the public as the royal family appears to receive him and his presence coolly. Samir Hussein/Getty Images.

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