As Christine Kuo’s (è‹ŸèŠ¸æ…§) popularity rises, so does her weight! The 2009 Miss Chinese International Pageant winner is reported to have gained over 30 pounds (13.6kg) in the past three years, going from 115 pounds (52.3kg) to 150 pounds (68.2kg), reported Sina.com.With a fuller face and thicker arms and legs, even Christine’s own friends and colleagues could not help but to comment that Christine has been “looking happier.‘According to various tabloid sources TVB, Christine’s management, alerted the 29-year-old star about her weight and ordered her “to do nothing else‘ but to work on squeezing that fat out of her body. The sources reported that TVB gave Christine 7 days off to lose 10 pounds.It was also reported that Christine had lost her endorsement contract with a slimming company. Christine scored the weight-loss deal last year and signed a one-year contract. However, Christine’s recent weight-gain reportedly gave the company a “bad image,‘ especially during a time like summer ‘“ the season of weight-loss. As a result, Annie Liu (åŠ‰å¿ƒæ‚ ) was hired to be the company’s poster girl instead.Christine’s Tiger Cubs costar and good friend, Oscar Leung (æ¢çƒˆå”¯), came to her defense during an interview with RTHK yesterday. The 34-year-old said, “Beauty is expressed from the heart., Curvaceous women can be very beautiful and I hope everyone will give Christine more time and support. In times of stress and pressure, it’s really hard to lose weight. I always tell Christine to eat more, but she doesn’t. She’s under great pressure. No one likes to be supervised and have fingers pointing at them while calling them fat. Actually, my personal trainer and I have been advising Christine on the best ways to lose weight.‘Rumored to be in a flirtatious relationship with Christine, Oscar assured that he and Christine are only good friends. “She is like my younger sister. We work together and help each other out along the way.‘Oscar believes that as a man, he has obligations to take care of his female friends. “When I was in Taiwan and Thailand to film a mini-movie with Christine and Vivien Yeo (æ¥Šç§€æƒ ) earlier, I was the babysitter of the group,‘ Oscar laughed. “If I didn’t take care of them, my girlfriend would yell at me.‘Related:Christine Kuo loses 9 pounds after being called 'Fat Kuo'