Art as a vehicle for insight, expansiveness, a genesis of ideas and emotions while Entertainment existing as a tickling, fondling, and ultimately forgettable experience in the form of sensory stimulation.
Times Square on NYE, -ultimate entertainment. Tits, ass, dancers, and the same song they’ve been pipe feeding you for over a decade. All abbreviated.
The real question isn’t why she was “playing along” (most likely reason -it was in her contract for a super load of $), but the real question: Was the public more amazed that she was doing it or more amazed that it technically failed?
We all ultimately decide to either give our attention to Art or Entertainment. While Art can be entertaining, Entertainment in itself, becomes lacking in purpose more and more as time goes on.