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Apple will discontinue the iPod Touch, which was first introduced 20 years ago and changed the way the world carried their music collection. (Deadline)

Drake surpassed BTS and Ariana Grande on the Billboard charts. He’s featured on the track by Future, “Wait for U,” which debuted at number-one. That’s Drake’s sixth number-one debut just ahead of the five by BTS and Ariana Grande.

Grey’s Anatomy alum Jesse Williams strips completely naked in the Broadway revival of the play, Take Me Out. A theater-goer broke policy and secretly recorded Jesse’s full-frontal scene. Then tweeted the video. The stage actors’ union condemned the illegal recording. Jesse Williams earned a Tony nomination for his leading role as a gay baseball player. (Variety)

On Tuesday, Paris Hilton visited the White House to lobby for new legislation to prevent child abuse. As a rambunctious teen, Paris was institutionalized at Provo Canyon School. She was thrown into solitary confinement, deprived of sleep, choked, slapped and even spied upon in the bathroom. Lawmakers want to protect the kids sent away by parents to these “corrective facilities.” (Pop Sugar)

New legal filings in the Astroworld tragedy claim nearly 5000 total victims. Ten people died at the Travis Scott show. Lawyers for the victims say 732 people needed “extensive medical treatment” while another 1600 were treated to a lesser extent. Live Nation and Travis Scott are facing billions in liability. (Billboard)

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