Other terms of endearment
Spock:"I can think of no one else more competent to handle it Miss Uhura"
The situation you will have to look up for yourself
but you would need a very active imagination to ascribe anything remotely near a previous love interest between Spock and Uhura from watching TOS .
Spock: "And Lieutenant Uhura is unmatched in xenolinguistics, we would be wise to accept her conclusion."
Exactly the same quote from TOS and ST:XI.
This is Vulcan foreplay didn't you know?
Openly gay actor in a long term heterosexual franchise relationship just wouldbt wrk for me ,,sorry. if that sounds homophobic
Obviously you never watch any television or movies.