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Elon Musk said no-one saw or reviewed his tweet about the plan to take Tesla private before he posted it, the New York Times reported, citing an interview in which the billionaire frequently teared up and discussed the personal strain of leading the electric-car maker. Musk, Tesla's CEO and chairman, typed the tweet as he drove himself to the airport on August 7, the newspaper reported, citing Musk. The tweet said: "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured." In an hour-long sit-down with the newspaper, Musk also detailed his frequent use of the sleep-aid Ambien - a drug he has discussed using before, and the well-known side effects of which include sleepwalking. "It is often a choice of no sleep or Ambien," he told the newspaper. Rather than put him to sleep, the drug has sometimes led Musk to spend his nights on Twitter, worrying some board members, the newspaper said, citing a person familiar with the board's thinking. The going-private tweet has set off a fire...

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