October Surprise: Meg Whitman's Problematic Son Accused of Rape '06 Griffith Rutherford Harsh V, Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman's deplorable son, was accused of sexually assaulting a classmate while attending Princeton. Gawker's Maureen O'Connor, who broke the story, has the frightening accusation: October Surprise: Meg Whitman's Problematic Son Accused of Rape - SFist And they are saying she paid 30 million to the school to cover it up. She never went to the police or reported it. Hush Hush Princeton Here comes $30 Million from Meg Whitman Make That Rape disappear! Son Accused of Rape - Lez Get Real This story smells to high heaven especially the timing. Someone must be worried. First her maid and now her son.