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What seemed like a simple matter of crossing “t”s and dotting “i”s has turned into a protracted challenge for General Motors and Nikola, after negotiations to pair up and produce new zero-emissions trucks have been extended.

The $2 billion deal, announced on Sept. 9, was billed as a “partnership made in heaven,” according to Nikola founder and then-chairman Trevor Milton, during a media call with GM CEO Mary Barra. But the Phoenix-based startup has since been hammered by claims of fraud, with a Securities and Exchange Commission probe now underway. Allegations surfaced this week of sexual assault by Milton, who stepped down as chairman last week. Nikola’s stock has plunged to barely a quarter of what it was worth when the company went public last June.

Talks expected to wrap up today could now run through Dec. 3, at which time the proposed deal “may be terminated by either (Nikola)

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  • Ellie-Jean Coffey opened up about the horrific abuse she endured in the surfing industry
  • The former pro surfer said she had to undergo “extensive, intensive therapy” to cope with the trauma
  • Coffey launched an X-rated personal website, charging subscribers $10 a month for adult content 

Former professional surfer Ellie-Jean Coffey shocked sports fans when she launched a personal X-rated website. Recently, she also opened up about the terrifying abuse she suffered in the surfing industry.

In an interview with News.com.au, the Australian adult star spoke up about what she endured before her career switch. Coffey initially thought she was “the luckiest girl in the world” after her dream of becoming a pro surfer came true, but this excitement vanished when she discovered the “darker side” of the industry.

“The abuse, both mentally and physically, I endured during my teenage years far away from home with adults in positions

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AUSSIE surfer Ellie-Jean Coffey has opened up on the ‘terrifying’ abuse she was made to endure while breaking into the industry as a young woman.

The 25-year-old reveals that her experiences in the ‘misogynistic’ world of pro surfing played a part in her decision to empower herself by starting an x-rated website.

Ellie-Jean Coffey was a fixture of the World Surf League's qualifying series

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Ellie-Jean Coffey was a fixture of the World Surf League’s qualifying series
Coffey has opened up about how her dream job turned nasty

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Coffey has opened up about how her dream job turned nasty
The Aussie still enjoys nothing more than spending time on the beach

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The Aussie still enjoys nothing more than spending time on the beach

Ellie-Jean began competing at the age of just ten, and was ranked 12th in the World Surf League’s qualifying series as recently as three years ago.

But the sport that she loves showed its sinister side, and prompted Ellie-Jean’s decision to move on to other ventures.

She told news.au: “At first I thought and believed I was the luckiest girl

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