The Reddit co-founder also publicly celebrated the special day by posting an Instagram photo of his "ride or die."
"At this point, I’ll believe when I see it," Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid, a friend of the quarterback, told reporters.
The soccer star celebrated the former 49ers quarterback as "a person filled with conviction, unafraid of the consequences."
Bay Area residents held an "eat-in" to call attention to the viral video showing a Black man in handcuffs at the Pleasant Hill station.
The organization behind the Oscars requires that films in its International Feature category have scripts that are mostly not in English.