News 'Human Barbie' Valeria Lukyanova Admits Shocking Pictures Were Photoshopped By Alex Ungerman 5:58 PM PDT, May 15, 2015 Facebook Well that didn't take long! After posting a shocking new photoshoot along with a message denouncing her critics on Facebook, "Human Barbie" model Valeria Lukyanova has confirmed that her recent pictures were Photoshopped. PHOTOS: 'Human Barbie' Valeria Lukyanova Fires Back at Haters With Most Shocking Photos YetHowever the 29-year-old tells Cosmopolitan.com it was mostly "color correction." Facebook"The pictures are Photoshopped to achieve smoothness and color correction," writes Valeria. "They were not high quality. I had to edit them in order to correct the defects of the phone picture."That's right -- according to Valeria, the photos were taken by a friend with a camera phone!PHOTOS: The 14 Most Controversial Barbies Ever"Beautiful people are often envied," says Valeria in response to the negative feedback she has received. "That's why negativity does not surprise me. Instead, it touches me." "To have an ideal body is important to every self-respecting girl."NEWS: Meet Normal Barbie, the Doll With Cellulite and Acne That Proves 'Average Is Beautiful'In the message posted Thursday, Valeria claimed she had been attacked, and that her new workout regimen was in order to make her stronger to ward off any potential future attackers."I was inspired by the Queen of the Amazons - Medusa," wrote Valeria. "Her body is perfect, I think."Watch Jennifer Lawrence explain why "Barbie Girl" is the soundtrack to her life.