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Hours later, the suit claims, a still-reeling Wells became the butt of sleazy joke. One co-worker said "you both have the same hair."
Coredo then asked, "Hey, Pete, do you have any illegitimate children?" She put the doll on his workspace and said, "Look, it's got your DNA, skin color and you both have the same hair. It's braided just like yours," the suit charges.
But the worst indignity came when someone pelted him with the doll and barked, "Here's your long-lost daughter!" the papers say.
Wells went to his union rep the next day, then explained the incident to Human Resources. Two days later, he found a block of fake cheese in the common area signifying that he was "a rat," according to the suit.
"[HR] called me after a week and told me to return to work and not talk about what happened," Wells said.
Wells stayed away during an investigation. Six weeks later, no action had been taken. Fed up, he quit in August, 2009, after three years at NBC.