Marie Antoinette was an Austrian archduchess who came to France because of an arranged marriage with Louis xvi made to alliance France and Austria.
At that time, she was very unpopular, and one of the principal reasons was that Austria had been France's long time enemy, until the wedding.
DOWN WITH THE CROWN!
DOWN WITH THE QUEEN, GO AWAY!!
The marriage between Louis xvi and Marie antoinette was more an alliance among Austria and France. In consequence, Louis and Marie Antoinette were not in love, and Louis didn't show interest at at all on his new wife.
As the queen, Marie antoinette had extravagant and high expenses, such as jewelry,dresses, gambling and all kinds of amenities that were unnecessary and were a waste of the estate`s budget. Because of this, she became known as"Madame Deficit"
Mainly, Marie antoinette was unpopular among french citizens because of her controversial behaviors.
umm your majesty...
Ugh, dont pay attention to them they are insignificant. I`m going to gambling, you get ready my black dress
DOWN WITH HER, DOWN WITH THE CROWN!
WE HATE THE QUEEN!
She was criticized for not adapting to France´s culture, for wearing clothing that was considered innapropiate and her poor political interest and advice in the crown´s matters. This with her inconsisten economical behaviour, coused an enormous rage at the queen.
A lot of controversial and negative rumors about Marie antoinette spread among France.