Everybody’s got different metrics. For here I think the acclaim and attention is the main thing and the money is just there to support that. Why else refuse to audition for a paying role? I think she’s afraid of the humiliation that would come with being rejected for the part. It would lower her brand value.
I want to add, no judgment on the way she handles that. Her brand is her job. Gotta protect that thing furiously, even if sometimes it might be viewed as overkill. I knew she wasn’t a great actress but was still surprised at how bad her voice acting was in Lion King
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