'It was not lit and purely theatre': Roxy Jacenko hits back at Instagram critics after being SLAMMED for posing with a cigarette in glamorous photo shoot

She's the Sydney PR queen that's all too familiar with a glamorous photo shoot.

But on Wednesday, Roxy Jacenko had select Instagram followers commenting on her use of a cigarette as a prop, rather than her primped appearance.

Responding to the negative criticism she received, the 37-year-old told Daily Mail Australia: 'It was not lit and purely theatre.'

'It was not lit and purely theatre': Roxy Jacenko hits back at Instagram critics after being SLAMMED for posing with a cigarette on glamorous photo shoot

'It was not lit and purely theatre': Roxy Jacenko hits back at Instagram critics after being SLAMMED for posing with a cigarette on glamorous photo shoot

A black and white image taken on a recent photo shoot that saw Roxy posing with a cigarette in hand, had one social media user writing: 'You don't need that dumb prop.'

Perching her petite frame on a marble bench top at Sydney's art deco hotel Primus, the blonde beauty cut an immaculate figure.

Roxy opted for a semi-sheer beaded frock that revealed her toned arms and delicate?décolletage.

Dripping in Nicholas Heywood jewellery, extensions framed the mother-of-two's face that featured a glamorous makeup palette.

Hitting back: Shortly after, Roxy told Daily Mail Australia that the cigarette 'was not lit and purely theatre'?

Hitting back: Shortly after, Roxy told Daily Mail Australia that the cigarette 'was not lit and purely theatre'?

Celebrity appearance: The talent manager's photo shoot comes ahead of her hosting duties for Paris Hilton, who is in Australia promoting her latest fragrance?

Celebrity appearance: The talent manager's photo shoot comes ahead of her hosting duties for Paris Hilton, who is in Australia promoting her latest fragrance?

However it was Roxy's use of an un-lit cigarette as a prop, that had select followers criticising the author.

One in particular posted: 'Should ad you are super stunning and don't need the dumb prop.'

Another followed suit with: 'Hot! Such a shame about the smoke,' and another: 'Cigarette - really?'?

Shortly after, Roxy told Daily Mail Australia that the cigarette 'was not lit and purely theatre.'?

Exclusive gig: Hotel heiress Paris enlisted Roxy to host a question and answer session, in relation to her 23rd fragrance Rosé Rush, in Sydney on Thursday

Exclusive gig: Hotel heiress Paris enlisted Roxy to host a question and answer session, in relation to her 23rd fragrance Rosé Rush, in Sydney on Thursday

That's hot: After Paris took to social media to promote her event, Roxy was quick to gush over the US native: '@parishilton See you Thursday,' Roxy wrote adding a pink love heart emoji

That's hot: After Paris took to social media to promote her event, Roxy was quick to gush over the US native: '@parishilton See you Thursday,' Roxy wrote adding a pink love heart emoji

The talent manager's photo shoot comes ahead of her hosting duties for Paris Hilton, who is in Australia promoting her latest fragrance.?

Hotel heiress Paris enlisted Roxy to host a question and answer session, in relation to her 23rd fragrance Rosé Rush, in Sydney on Thursday.??

After Paris took to social media to promote her event, Roxy was quick to gush over the US native.?

'@parishilton See you Thursday,' Roxy wrote adding a pink love heart emoji.?

Pop culture: It comes as no surprise to hear Roxy has been chosen as MC, with her impressive business acumen and social media presence?

Pop culture: It comes as no surprise to hear Roxy has been chosen as MC, with her impressive business acumen and social media presence?

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