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This week’s top stories centered around Herschel “Dr Disrespect” Beahm, as Midnight Society, a gaming studio he co-founded, cut ties with him, YouTube cut off monetization on his channels, and he admitted that he had sent “inappropriate” messages to a minor, resulting in his ban from Twitch in 2020. Read on for our coverage of all this, as well as details on this year’s Steam Summer Sale and legendary Elden Ring player Let Me Solo Her honing in on a new target in the game’s new Shadow of the Erdtree DLC.